BHUBANESWAR: Director General of Police Dr RP Sharma directed senior police officers to be empathetic and cordial while dealing with the public. In his first video conference with all SPs, DIGs and IGs of the Police Ranges on Wednesday, Dr Sharma listed the importance of maintaining law and order.
He also stressed on prevention and detection of crime as well as drive against anti-socials and organised gangs as part of the thrust areas for the State Police.
The DGP said, people-friendly attitude and welfare of police personnel remain at the core of his priorities. He also stressed on the importance of prompt grievance redressal of the public at the police station levels.
During the video conferencing, he charted out the basic responsibilities that must be carried out by police for public good while building capacity of the police. Dr Sharma also advised the senior police officers to collectively develop a vision for Odisha Police with both long and short term goals.
With the Durga Puja drawing close, he also directed all the SPs to conduct special drives against anti social elements. Senior officers of State Police were present.