Strengthening community policing activities stressed

Strengthening community policing activities stressed

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Speakers at a discussion here have stressed on strengthening organisational activities of community policing to ensure peace preventing drug abuse, child marriage, dowry, repression and violence against women in society.
The Sadar Upazila Coordination Committee of Community Policing Committee organised the discussion on ‘Community Policing’ to welcome the Bengali New Year-1422 at the Police Hall in the city on Thursday night.
The District Community Policing Coordination Committee, District Police and The Asia Foundation extended assistance in arranging the discussion with the theme of ‘Police is Public, Public is Police.’Police Super and Chief Adviser of the District Community Policing Coordination Committee Abdur Razzaque attended the discussion as the chief guest with Acting Convener of Coordination Committee of Community Policing Committee Marhamatun Nesa in the chair.Convener of District Community Policing Coordination Committee and valiant freedom fighter Sadrul Alam Dulu, its Member-secretary Shushanto Bhowmick, Member of Sadar Upazila Community Policing Coordination Committee Partho Bose and Convener of Bengali New Year -1422 celebration committee Merina Lovely, addressed.
Executive Director of Prime Medical College Professor Dr Akkas Ali, City Councilor Idris Ali, noted educationist Principal Fakhrul Anam Benzu, civil society members Manjur Ahmed Azad, Advocate Dilshad Islam Mukul, Additional Police Super Joynal Abedin, Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police Humayun Kabir, Officer-in-Charge of Kotwali Thana Abdul Kader Zilani, attended, among others.The speakers narrated the objectives and activities of the community policing in maintaining law and order as well as preventing drug abuse, child marriage, dowry, repression, violence and torture against women.The chief guest put emphasis on bridging of the police and common people on mutual trust and confidence for further strengthening community policing activities to curb all sorts of social crimes in improving law and order situation.He stressed on restructuring the community policing committees by the next one month at the ward, union, upazila and district levels ensuring involvement of the honest, sincere and working citizens to revive dynamism in its activities. Later, a colourful cultural function was arranged with the participations of the popular artists of Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh Television at the same venue. -BSS, Rangpur

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