Community policing helps making good relations with people: IGP

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DHAKA, Oct 26, 2017 (BSS) – Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque said here today the community policing has been introducing in the country likewise many other countries aimed at creating good relations between police and the community to work together to build a safer society.

“Now we are seeing more community people involved in the policing and hoping to join more people in the endeavor to work with police to jointly build a safer society,” he told a press briefing held at police headquarters here marking the Community Policing Day scheduled to be observed on October 28.

“Community policing is a voluntary service and we want it will be a platform of all the parties and of good people,” he said adding that members of the community policing will be rewarded for their contribution in the days to come.

Asked about involvement of community policing member in crimes, he said, “We have no such information. In cases of getting any such information, we will take action.”

Replying to another query about the involvement of Detective Branch (DB) of police in crimes, the police chief sounded a note of warning saying, “None will be spared for guilty whoever they might be and action has already been taken against the DB personnel of Cox’s Bazar for their involvement in crimes.”

High officials of the police were present on the occasion.

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