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Police uniform should instill fear in criminals, says Vijay Rupani

| | Gandhinagar

Policemen should live up to the image of noble profession such as teacher or doctor and uniform should give feeling of safety to citizens but at the same time it should instill fear among the criminals, said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani on Monday.

Exhorting around 400 cadets of different cadres inducted into the State Police Force at the passing out parade at the Police Academy at Karai situated near the State capital Gandhinagar Rupani said that policemen must create environment of safety towards women and oppressed sections of the society to ensure innocent people are not harassed.

The personnel passing out include 40 armed police sub-inspector, 40 intelligence officers, assistant police inspectors and unarmed lok rakshaks. They include 34 women intelligence officers and women assistant intelligence officers. According to the Chief Minister Gujarat Police has better image than their counterparts in the country. He said that in the past many year peaceful passage of festivals like Rathyatra, Muharram and Eid confirming the image.  

He asked the police personnel to be particularly alert and equipped to deal with cyber crime and economic offences, in the wake of increased commercial activities and growing application of technology in different fields. Inclusion of intelligence officers in police training is part of the exercise.

 
 
 
 
 

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