The Gautam Buddh Nagar police on Saturday launched their new all-female scooter-borne patrolling items with an goal to offer security to girls in Noida and Larger Noida, officers stated.
Police Commissioner Alok Singh flagged off the “Swayam Siddha” patrol items, which might frequent areas like metro stations, buying malls, colleges and faculties, auto stands and different locations that witness feminine footfall in massive numbers, the officers stated.
Fifty such items had 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 girls security up to now additionally which have proven constructive outcomes,” Police Commissioner Alok Singh stated.
“Right this moment, 50 such items have been launched. The initiative has been performed after sufficient analysis. About 163 hotspots had been recognized throughout the district the place girls felt want for extra police safety. Route charts have been ready accordingly for the patrolling items,” he stated.
Extra Commissioner of Police (Crime) Shriparna Ganguly and DCP Shukla, amongst different officers, had been current in the course of 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, adjustments will be made later each by way of their obligation timings and tools, he added.
He stated girls 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 ladies at every police station within the district and in addition began a household dispute decision clinic for offering authorized and psychological counselling in instances of marital discord, he added.
In accordance with the officers, suggestions was taken from the general public and NGOs engaged on girls’s points over social media and thru different medium earlier than rolling the programme.