November 30, 2020, 10:57 am
Narsingdi Correspondent: Community policing has been playing a special role in increasing public involvement with the police. In continuation of this, “Community Policing Day” is being celebrated on the last Saturday of October every year to make the activities of community policing more speedy and dynamic.Narsingdi District Police, like all units of Bangladesh Police, is observing “Community Policing Day-2020” on Saturday (October 31) on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.On the occasion of the day, a discussion meeting was held at Police Lines Drill Shed organized by District Police, Narsingdi this morning.
The meeting was presided over by Superintendent of Police, Narsingdi Mr. Praloy Kumar Joardar, BPM-Bar, PPM.The meeting was attended by Mayor, Narsingdi Sadar, Madhabadi, Manohardi and Raipura, Upazila Chairman, Narsingdi Sadar, Shibpur, Manohardi, Raipura and Belab, Bir Muktijoddha Mr. Abdul Motalib Pathan, Sector Commanders Forum, Narsingdi, Narsingdi District Committee General Secretary , President of Narsingdi Chamber of Commerce and Industries,
President and General Secretary of Narsingdi Press Club,Prof. Mohammad Ali, Prof. Golam Mostafa Mia, President of Narsingdi Bar Association, Secretary, Member Secretary of Narsingdi Puja Celebration Committee. The meeting was also attended by senior officers of Narsingdi district police, members of community policing committee and local dignitaries.
The meeting emphasized on raising public awareness on various social crimes- rape, violence against women and children, militancy, drugs, acid throwing, child abduction, trafficking of women and children, child marriage, eve-teasing and suppression and prevention of terrorism through development of police-public relations.
Effective community policing also sheds light on how to ensure people-friendly policing by bridging the gap between the police and the public.Prizes were distributed among the best Community Policing Officers (CPOs) and Best Community Policing Members (CPMs) of the district to further accelerate and increase the enthusiasm for community policing activities.