Srinagar, Dec 27:In a proactive move to ensure public safety during the upcoming New Year celebrations, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jammu, Dr. Vinod Kumar, IPS, chaired a crucial meeting with officers from the District Police.
The gathering focused on assessing the security scenario and formulating measures to prevent crimes and curb drug abuse in the region.
During the meeting, SSP Dr. Vinod Kumar emphasized the need for heightened vigilance and strategic planning to maintain law and order during the festive period.
He underscored the significance of preventing crimes, particularly those associated with public gatherings on New Year’s Eve, ensuring a secure environment for residents and visitors alike.
“With the New Year approaching, it is imperative that we are well-prepared to handle the security challenges that may arise. Our goal is to create an atmosphere of safety and celebration, and for that, effective preventive measures are key,” stated SSP Dr. Vinod Kumar.
The discussion also delved into strategies for tackling drug abuse, recognizing the importance of addressing this issue to promote a healthier and safer community.
The officers were urged to collaborate with other law enforcement agencies to curb the menace of drug trafficking and abuse.
Furthermore, SSP Dr. Vinod Kumar encouraged the officers to actively engage with the community and address public grievances through Police-Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meetings.
He highlighted the importance of building trust and fostering a strong bond between the police force and the public.
“Our commitment goes beyond enforcing the law; we are here to serve and protect the community. PCPG meetings provide a platform for open communication, allowing us to better understand and address the concerns of the public,” added SSP Dr. Vinod Kumar.
The officers were tasked with coordinating with local communities, businesses, and event organizers to ensure a collaborative effort in maintaining security during New Year celebrations. Additionally, emphasis was placed on leveraging technology for effective surveillance and response mechanisms.
As the meeting concluded, SSP Dr. Vinod Kumar expressed confidence in the capabilities of the District Police and their dedication to upholding public safety. The community-oriented approach, combined with strategic security measures, is expected to contribute to a secure and enjoyable New Year celebration for the residents of Jammu.(Kns)