Strengthening community policing to stop militancy stressed

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) for Rangpur Range Khondker Golam Faruk at a discussion here said strengthening activities of the community policing along with assisting police forces can play vital role in maintaining law, order and resisting militancy to ensure tranquility in the society.
He was addressing a view- exchange meeting with members of divisional unit of community policing and range crime conference at the DIG’S conference room on Saturday as chief guest. With President of divisional unit of community policing coordination committee Abdus Salam in the chair, its members, Superintendents of police from all eight districts under Rangpur Range and high police officials attended.
Superintendent of police for Rangpur Abdur Razzaque, Member-secretary of divisional community policing coordination committee Shushanto Bhowmick, Convener of its Rangpur district unit Sadrul Alam Dulu, President of its Rangpur city unit Idris Ali and Convener of its Kurigram district unit Shafi Khan addressed, among others.
The DIG called upon members of the district and divisional units of community policing for engaging their spontaneous efforts involving the common people and extending full cooperation to the police forces in resisting militancy from Rangpur division.
“Members of the community policing have huge responsibility to monitor activities of the new comers in their respective areas carefully and inform common people in their various meetings about the bad impacts of militancy,” he said. He suggested the community policing members for identifying local problems, conflicts and disputes to resolve those locally with assistance of common people to reduce number of cases in police stations and save the commoners from hassles.
Later, Additional Superintendent of police of Rangpur Abdullah Al Faruk received crest from the DIG for becoming best district under Rangpur Range in maintaining peaceful law and order situation through curbing violence and crimes. —BSS