Karachi: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamali has formed a committee to recommend reforms in the structure and procedures of police and remove bottlenecks in police operation and investigation sections.
The committee, headed by Additional IGP Crimes Sindh, is also directed to present its report within two weeks. IGP constituted the committee during a special meeting on law and order at Central Police Office. The meeting was attended by Additional IGP, Additional IGP Crimes, DIGs of Headquarters Sindh, Larkana, Mirpurkhas, Hyderababd, Training, Crime, RRF, Sukkur, Special Branch, CTD/CID, SRP, Shaheed benazirabad & zonal DIGs and AIGs of operation & Administration.
Structural and procedural police reforms were discussed at length in the meeting for the improvement of the police department. IGP said that posting of SHOs should be made on the merit basis. “A performance monitoring system must be devised to evaluate the professional capabilities of the police stations in accordance with the spirit of community policing,” he said.
It was informed at the meeting that different courses on counter-terrorism techniques are being conducted for capacity building of the police personnel in assistance with Pakistan Army and foreign donors. It was further informed that existing Forensic Laboratory is being upgraded and efforts are underway to establish a DNA Laboratory for improving the investigation of cases.