CUTTACK: Director-General of Police (DGP) Dr. RP Sharma on Saturday inaugurated the 65th edition of Odisha Police Duty Meet 2107 at Reserve Police Ground here. Speaking on the occasion, the DGP asked police personnel to upgrade their professional skills and knowledge to cope with the changing scenario. While the rising cases of cyber, organised crimes and economic offences have become challenges for police, the traditional method of investigation has lost its importance, he added. As many as 187 competitors, including 40 inspectors, 48 sub-inspectors, 43 ASIs and 56 constables besides 21 dogs from 37 police districts, are participating in different events of the three-day meet.
Different competitions like observation and police portrait, scientific aid to investigation, medico legal test, finger print investigation, lifting-packing and forwarding of exhibit, photography, DNA finger printing, technical surveillance, cyber crimes and computer awareness will be organised during the meet. The winners will participate in the All-India Police Duty Meet.