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07-05-2018

KP Police PAL 4-Month Progress
The Police Assistance Lines have facilitated 90108 citizens in everyday police related issues throughout the province in the first four months of the current year. It may be recalled that Police Assistance Lines have been established in every district headquarters of the province keeping in mind the troubles and difficulties faced by an ordinary citizen vis a vis his/her everyday matters pertaining to police department. The project aims to redress the general public’s grievance about the presumed reluctance and hesitation of local police station staff with regards to everyday minor issues. The Police Assistance Lines is offering services in theft reporting, lost item reporting, extortion, tenant information reporting, CNIC verification, vehicle verification, police character verification, police security clearance certificate, child lost and found and free legal advice to the general public. In the first four months of the current year a total of 90108 citizen approached in these Police Assistance Lines throughout the province for redressal of their everyday matters pertaining to police department and they were extended needed help in a courteous and comfortable atmosphere. Out of these at Peshawar 16844, Swabi 8734 and Nowshera 8568 were ensured succor and relief. Similarly 35335 applicants were issued police character and Security clearance certificates which included 3891 in Peshawar, 3405 in Nowshera and 3037 in Hangu. During this time, a total of 11458 Tenant Information Form (TIF) were reported which included 3909 in Peshawar, 1807 in Nowshera and 1156 in Kohat. Likewise, 6982 vehicles were verified which included 5118 in Swat, 992 in Chitral and 369 in Buner. Moreover, during this period, 31968 reports were received about lost items in Police Assistance Lines throughout the province which included 8497 in Peshawar, 4695 in Mardan and 2979 in DIKhan. It merits mention here that the burden of small/petty issues on police stations particularly on courts has been reduced to a great extent with the establishment of these Police Assistance Lines. Owing to its resounding success and the ever increasing trust, the people of the province have welcomed the establishment of Police Assistance Lines and benefiting from it by approaching to it in large number.