Surprise inspections reveal shortcomings in police stations

first_imgNew Delhi: Following the directions of Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik, the senior officers in city police conducted surprise inspections in police stations. Police sources said that multiple shortcomings including laxity in proper record-keeping were noticed. Police sources told Millennium Post that during the recent meeting at Delhi Police headquarters, the top cop reviewed the feedback of surprise inspections. “More than 15 inspections were conducted by Joint Commissioner of Police (ranges and units). The DCsP conducted over 80 surprise checks,” sources said adding that Additional DCsP were also involved in over 80 checks. “In one of the police stations duty officer was not found alert, some columns of the register was not properly maintained by duty officer,” sources added. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderAdding further, sources said that in some stations cleanliness were not up to the mark. Vehicles were also parked haphazardly. Laxity like PFO, not sensitzed were also reported. Sources said that the senior officers can propose action against SHOs, ATOs and other personnel regarding the shortcomings. Police sources further said that the meeting was held in July at police headquarters headed by the police chief. In the meeting the top cop directed other officials that at least two surprise checks of police stations should be conducted by district DCsP and one should be conducted by Joint Commissioner of Police (ranges) in their respective jurisdiction in every week and report of the same should be sent to SO to CP through concerned Special CP (Law and Order).last_img read more