The Gautam Buddh Nagar police on Saturday launched their new all-female scooter-borne patrolling items with an intention to supply security to ladies in Noida and Larger Noida, officers stated.
Police Commissioner Alok Singh flagged off the “Swayam Siddha” patrol items, which might frequent places like metro stations, procuring malls, faculties and schools, auto stands and different locations that witness feminine footfall in massive numbers, the officers stated.
Fifty such items have been flagged off on Saturday and a complete of 100 scooters have been made obtainable for the newly-crafted patrol unit.
There can be one rider per scooter, which might be a police sub-inspector, a head constable or a constable.
The uniformed personnel will likely be geared up with a body-worn digital camera, a baton and “hidden arms and ammunition”, as they go round essential spots and highway stretches within the district, the officers stated.
“It is an initiative by Deputy Commissioner of Police (Girls Security) Vrinda Shukla. Her division has been developing with initiatives on ladies security prior to now additionally which have proven optimistic outcomes,” Police Commissioner Alok Singh stated.
“Right this moment, 50 such items have been launched. The initiative has been completed after enough analysis. About 163 hotspots have been recognized throughout the district the place ladies felt want for extra police safety. Route charts have been ready accordingly for the patrolling items,” he stated.
Further Commissioner of Police (Crime) Shriparna Ganguly and DCP Shukla, amongst different officers, have been current through the launch of the all-women patrolling unit.
The district police chief stated these personnel will carry batons and body-worn cameras together with “hidden” arms and ammunition.
Initially, these items will likely be deployed throughout daytime however relying on the suggestions, modifications might be made later each when it comes to their obligation timings and tools, he added.
He stated ladies security has been a key focus space for the police commissionerate of Gautam Buddh Nagar ever since its inception in January this 12 months.
The police have began initiatives like “mahila chaupal“, arrange devoted items for girls at every police station within the district and likewise began a household dispute decision clinic for offering authorized and psychological counselling in instances of marital discord, he added.
In line with the officers, suggestions was taken from the general public and NGOs engaged on ladies’s points over social media and thru different medium earlier than rolling the programme.