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12-05-2016

Inauguration of Model police station swabi and new lecture hall in police school Mardan
The Inspector General of Police Nasir Khan Durrani inaugurated the new lecture hall and extension of Police School of Public Disorder and Riot Management in Mardan. Additional IGP Headquarter Mian Asif, RPO Mardan Muhammad Tahir Khan, DPO Mardan Faisal Shahzad, police officers, professionals, representatives of Universities and prominent members of the civil society participated in the ceremony.

The IGP praised the efforts of Additional IG Headquarters Mian Asif, former RPO Mardan Saeed Wazir and DPO Faisal Shahzad for successful completion of the Police School of Public Disorder and Riot Management. While addressing the police officers, the IGP said that mob control and disorder management is a specialized field. The purpose of the school is to impart specialized training to the police in the art of public disorder management without resorting to brutal means. The training spectrum of the school includes mob psychology, negotiation skills, stress management, mob handling, crowd control techniques and mock exercises. It will contribute a great in avoiding any untoward situations, bridging the public-police trust deficit and improving police image.

Later on the Inspector General of Police Nasir Khan Durrani inaugurated Model Police Station Swabi in the district Swabi. The new Model police station has been built by Aitebaar in coordination with the United Nations Development Programme. It houses a new reporting room, modern interrogation rooms, conference room, syndicate rooms, SHO office, lock-ups, offices of investigation officers, wireless rooms etc. While addressing the notables of the area the IGP the establishment of Police Reporting Room depicted a real change in the thinking, behaviour and priorities of police. The IGP informed that Model police stations were being established to give better policing environment and restore the dignity of the common man and give them honour and respect seeking solution of their problems at thana level. The IGP informed that common was the focus of the police efforts and more model police stations would be established in the province very soon. The police chief informed that keeping in view the peculiar situation of the province Dispute Resolution Councils were established in which the general public are being provided easy justice. Only in Swabi five DRCs have been established in which 84% cases have been decided in one year.

Earlier Project Coordinator of Aitbar gave a detailed briefing about the Model Police Station Swabi.