RAWALPINDI: City Police Officer (CPO) , Muhammad Ahsan Younas has said that establishment of front desks at police posts equipped with latest technology would bring change in the culture of police working,
He said it would make the system transparent and curtail complaints regarding delay in service, behaviour of police officials as well as illegal detention.
The CPO said the directions had already been conveyed to the police stations that arrested persons would only be detained in the lockups of police stations.
He added that the motive of the initiative of providing front desk facilities at police posts was to address public complaints promptly, ensure better service delivery and to check the issues of delayed legal action, bad behaviour and illegal detention.
Earlier, Inspector General of Police Punjab, Shoaib Dastgir inaugurated newly established front desks at 25 police posts in Rawalpindi. The IG Punjab said that front desks at police posts would resolve public complaints and provide better service to the citizens.
Police posts where front desks have been established, include Hameeda, Shah Faisal, Gulraiz, Gulzar e Quaid, Scheme III, City Taxila, Taxila Cantt, Police posts No. 03 & 04, Girja, Adyala, Ranial, Chakbeli Khan, Chakri, Industrial Area Rawat, Dhoke Amb, Daultala, Sukho, Chowk Pindori, Krore, Lehtrar, Sunny Bank, Tarait and police post No. 04 Ratta Amral. All these police posts have been equipped with latest computers, printer, scanner and facility of UPS to ensure prompt service delivery to the citizens. CCTV cameras have also been installed at the police posts for 24/7 monitoring.