CM Inaugurates School of Investigation in Hayatabad Peshawar


Peshawar: KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak formally inaugurated a state of the art School of Investigation (SoI) in Hayatabad Peshawar on Wednesday. Provincial Minister E&T Mian Jamsheduddin Kakakhel, IGP Nasir Durrani, other police high ups, Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) and other concerned officials also accompanied him. Pervez Khattak went round each and every section of the institution and evinced keen interest in its working.

He lauded overall performance of KP police and reiterated pledge of his govt that peace will be maintained all over KP as well as life, property and honour of all citizens will be ensured at all costs by the present PTI-led coalition govt.

He said police is purged of corruption and political interference and hence it has become a real force then. He expressed the confidence that its performance will further improve with passage of time whereas his govt will leave no stone unturned to provide all kind of resources to police force as and when required.

Appreciating the quality of training imparted to the trainees and the future plans of the police department, the Chief Minister lauded the vision & multi-dimensional initiative of KP police leadership for capacity building of police force and hoped that our police will continue to work with the increased zeal and fervour.

He said keeping in view the increased usage of technology in modern day crimes, a strong need was felt to build the capacity of the Investigation Wing of our police so as to bring it at par with its contemporaries across the world.

He was confident that the training imparted in this school will enable the police investigators to conduct investigations in a scientific manner which in turn will have positive effects on the conviction rates and the overall working of KP police.

Chief Minister noted with satisfaction that School of Investigation was established by the KP police from its own resources in the shortest possible time that will be headed by a Director who will look after the administration while an officer of the rank of DIG has been appointed to look after the training affairs. Moreover the police deptt has engaged highly qualified specialists from across the country to deliver lectures to the participants in the school.

He was further satisfied that the KP police has started different capacity building courses for the investigators in the school including crime scene preservation, evidence collection, evidence preservation as per the modern day best practices, cellular forensics, geo tagging & geo fencing for planning crime control, preparation of case file and interview/interrogation techniques.

The Chief Minister after the inauguration was briefed by the DIG Training Azad Khan about the various sections of the school, the content of modules being taught to the officers and the qualifications of faculty members. During his visit, the Chief Minister in addition to visiting various sections of the school interacted with the first batch of 25 police officers undergoing training in the school by sitting with them in the class room for a longer time.

The IGP Nasir Durrani while thanking the Chief Minister for providing sufficient resources and patronage to equip KP police and improve its efficiency also briefed him about the initiatives taken for the capacity building of KP police and the future plans of police Training Wing.

He said the recently established School of Investigation is the first in a series of training institutes being established as a part of capacity building initiatives for the KP police. Chief Minister was informed that KP police will soon be launching School of Intelligence, Bomb Disposal School, School of Traffic Management, Police Training College Swabi and Police Training College Malakand.

He said the School of Intelligence in Abbottabad will be made operational by the end of this month. He was further informed that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has the pride of being the first police force in the entire country which has established specialized training institutes for the capacity building of its human resource.

The IGP also briefed the Chief Minister about the future plans of running multiple courses in the School of Investigation and the problems faced in its materialization due to limited class rooms. The Chief Minister was requested to allow the provision of additional class rooms for which directives were issued to PDA for early action in this regard.

Terming police training as his top priority, the Chief Minister agreed with the IGP’s request for additional class rooms and pledged his government’s continued support to the police department. Pervez Khattak also wrote his remarks and signed as 1st guest in the guest book of the school.

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