Federal Minister for Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayyat Bosan said on Monday that deployment of Dolphin Force in Multan would bring remarkable decrease in street crimes due to their specialization in anti-crime training. Addressing the launching ceremony of Dolphin Force at Multan Police Lines, he said the police image among masses would surely improve and hoped the force would provide maximum relief to citizens by ensuring their services with honesty and dedication.
Federal Minister for Water Resources Javed Ali Shah also addressed and stated that launching of dolphin force not only provided jobs to youth but also maintain law and order situation in the city. Regional Police Officer (RPO) Muhammad Idrees Ahmed informed that Dolphin force was introduced in five big cities of the province. In Multan, 124 DF commandos including 119 constables, four ASIs and one SI got specialized anti street-crimes training. He assured that the force would surely facilitate masses.
About Dolphin force, SP Dr Fahad informed that Dolphin force was initially introduced in Turkey in 1993. He added that Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif launched it in the province. Dolphin Force will manage patrolling, snaps checking, community policing and immediate response on emergency calls. The Jawans are equipped with latest wireless sets installed in their helmets and arms. SP Dr Fahad observed that the performance of Dolphin Force would be monitored continuously.
Meanwhile, Provincial Minister for Law, Rana Sanaullah Khan said on Monday that police culture is being transformed gradually to provide safe and secure environment to people. While addressing a launching ceremony of Dolphin Force in the city, he said the Punjab Government under visionary leadership of Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif had taken a number of revolutionary steps to make police culture people friendly. In this connection, front desks had also been established at police station so that complaint system could be streamlined and people’s confidence on police could be restored, he added. He said the government established forensic labs which had the capacity to collect evidence of 14 kinds from crime scene and it would help in reaching real culprits and bringing them to justice without delay. He said that Punjab government had established CTD and Dolphin Force to restore law and order completely in the province. He said that Dolphin Force was launched in Lahore two years back and it helped in reducing crime rate by 35 per cent, adding that after successful experiment this facility has also been extended in other parts of Punjab including Faisalabad. He said that Faisalabad was not only third largest city of Pakistan but it was an industrial hub also and with restoration of law and order in the metropolis, the business activities would flourish and it would reciprocally put positive impact on national economy besides providing job opportunities to a large number of people.—APP