J. Neihlaia, DIG, Central Range appreciated the performance of police, in a high level meeting with Superintendents of Police of the range here on Friday in the office conference hall. He reviewed a detailed account of the security scenario, operational plan and arrangements made so far to strengthen the law and order, crime prevention and detection and availability of vehicles and other resources.
SPs of East Siang Pranav Tayal, Upper Siang A. Baruah, Siang D Jini and Lower Subansiri T. Gusar gave their assessment reports based on available inputs with special reference to their respective districts.
Appreciating performance of police, Neihlaia said though the department was running 60 percent short of personnel, there has been a remarkable improvement in the overall law and order situation. “Since we’ve placed a heavy focus on crime prevention and reduction, better supporting police and putting victims first and it’s encouraging to see this work is paying off. Crime rate had dropped during last year,” said the DIG adding that illegal activities under check and maximum pending cases has been disposed-off in the range.
The DIG briefed the SPs regarding the work and functioning of district police in handling crimes and stressed upon the officers to fine-tune their security plans adopting new techniques for detection of crimes. They must take preventive actions for maintenance of law and order in their respective districts on priority and exhorted the officers to synergize their efforts and resources for meaningful actions on ground. While appreciating the good work carried out by the police in the preventive and substantive policing including seizure of narcotics and traffic control, Neihlaia instructed the SPs to inspect police stations periodically in their respective jurisdictions and stress upon effective coordination, adequate briefing to the subordinate/ supervisory officers and police personnel as a whole to achieve better result. Action against criminals must taken without any discrimination and no leniency be shown to any suspect, directed the DIG.