Deploy technology in policing: KPA director
37th batch of 11 PSIs pass out in training; top cop calls for concern for downtrodden
Keeping date with newer technologies, police should make use of modern techniques in prevention and detection of crime, said director of Karnataka Police Academy (KPA) A S N Murthy.
Speaking at the passing out parade of 37th batch of probationary police sub-inspectors on the premises of the academy on Tuesday, the officer said that the technology plays a vital role in the day to day policing. It is also imperative when the growing society is posing growing challenges.
The officer gave a call to the passing out officers to strive for the unity of the nation and practice impartial attitude dealing with situations. In an effort to instil patriotism among them, the officer said ‘men in khaki belong to police community only.’ The police should have concern for the downtrodden. He brought to the notice of the police that cases pertaining to harassment of women and children are on the rise.
Govinda Gowda won chief minister’s trophy, Suma Indhoodhara Nayak received home minister’s trophy and Santosh Rathod received DG and IG cup. B P Byataraya Gowda received the trophy for emerging best in rifle shooting and Santosh S Rathod in revolver shooting. M R Narendra Babu received home minister’s cup.
In all 11 probationary sub-inspectors passed out in the parade.
IGP (southern range) K Ramachandra Rao, SP R Dileep, deputy director of the academy Dharanidevi Malagaththi, assistant directors A K Suresh and M P Jayamaruthi were present.