The Gautam Buddh Nagar police on Saturday launched their new all-female scooter-borne patrolling items with an goal to offer security to girls in Noida and Better Noida, officers mentioned.
Police Commissioner Alok Singh flagged off the “Swayam Siddha” patrol items, which might frequent places like metro stations, buying malls, faculties and schools, auto stands and different locations that witness feminine footfall in massive numbers, the officers mentioned.
Fifty such items had been flagged off on Saturday and a complete of 100 scooters have been made out there for the newly-crafted patrol unit.
There can be one rider per scooter, which might be a police sub-inspector, a head constable or a constable.
The uniformed personnel might be outfitted with a body-worn digicam, a baton and “hidden arms and ammunition”, as they go round essential spots and street stretches within the district, the officers mentioned.
“It is an initiative by Deputy Commissioner of Police (Girls Security) Vrinda Shukla. Her division has been arising with initiatives on girls security previously additionally which have proven optimistic outcomes,” Police Commissioner Alok Singh mentioned.
“Immediately, 50 such items have been launched. The initiative has been executed after enough analysis. About 163 hotspots had been recognized throughout the district the place girls felt want for extra police safety. Route charts have been ready accordingly for the patrolling items,” he mentioned.
Further Commissioner of Police (Crime) Shriparna Ganguly and DCP Shukla, amongst different officers, had been current throughout the launch of the all-women patrolling unit.
The district police chief mentioned these personnel will carry batons and body-worn cameras together with “hidden” arms and ammunition.
Initially, these items might be deployed throughout daytime however relying on the suggestions, modifications could be made later each by way of their obligation timings and gear, he added.
He mentioned girls security has been a key focus space for the police commissionerate of Gautam Buddh Nagar ever since its inception in January this 12 months.
The police have began initiatives like “mahila chaupal“, arrange devoted items for girls at every police station within the district and in addition began a household dispute decision clinic for offering authorized and psychological counselling in circumstances of marital discord, he added.
Based on the officers, suggestions was taken from the general public and NGOs engaged on girls’s points over social media and thru different medium earlier than rolling the programme.