Delhi Police inspectors to be deployed for CWG security

The police stations will also be working with one Inspector instead of the usual three during the Games which will be held in the city from October three to 14.

The Station House Officer, an inspector-rank official, has been spared of Games-related duty while the other two inspectors handling investigations and anti-terrorism squad have been assigned security duty during the sporting event.

"We have not touched the SHO but other inspectors will have to do Games related duty. After Games related duty, they will report to the police station," a senior police official said.

While SHO heads the police station, one inspector is assigned responsibilities of investigations while the third one leads anti-terror activities in the police station area, which includes collecting intelligence.

The official said around 40,000 personnel of Delhi Police will be assigned Games-related duty, which is apart from around 6,500 traffic personnel deployed on Games related routes.

"Forty per cent personnel from police stations have been drawn for Games-related duty," the official said, adding 20-30 per cent of the PCR personnel will also be deployed for Games duties.

Besides this, all personnel from Police Training College and Security Wing will also be on various duties assigned to them Games related venues and Athletes Village.

For the Games, Delhi Police personnel are also being specially trained in frisking, search operations and screening baggage through X-Ray machines. Special training on enhancing communication skills and behavioural patterns were also being imparted.

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