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PAC stresses on community policing in Dimapur

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Dimapur, October 17: The Public Action Committee of Naga Council Dimapur held a meeting with Dimapur Urban Colonies Chairmen Federation (DUCCF) and Dimapur District Village Council Chairmen Association (DDVCCA) and Dimapur Police Commissionerate officers on October 16 and deliberated on tackling illegal collections in Dimapur and the need to have community policing.
Leaders from both the federation and association shared problems as well as experiences.
The meeting deliberated on the importance and necessity to adopt ways and means to support and help police. It observed that police alone cannot solve bad elements as there are numerous unreported cases of social evils taking place and unless community participate police alone cannot contain the menace.
The ACP from Commissionarate Office shared that there is limited strength of police in the city, nevertheless they are tirelessly working to their best.
He also shared the importance of COPS (Community Oriented Policing Scheme) implemented elsewhere and that the police and community should work together to prevent crime to happen by maintaining good communication with one another.
He also shared about Sunset Policing and Neighborhood Watch, where community play vital role but also cautioned that the public should never take the law into their own hands.
“Telecommunications and technology have advanced so much that we should use it to our benefit by being in close contact with one another,” he said, adding, “By adopting good community policing system and active participation of community, we can make our environment safe and deter criminals.”
The OC, West PS also shared on some important IPCs and CRPCs .
The PAC sought the support and participation of the two important civil organisations and suggested that implementing community policing can be contemplated on in the near future.
Further, the Convenor, PAC informed that more meetings would be convened to create better awareness on our social responsibilities.
He also informed that meeting with GBs will be held soon .The meeting concluded with the vote of thanks extended by the Convenor PAC.
(Page News Service)

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