“Although safety and security are very important for every citizen but media persons are highly vulnerable, especially those working in sensitive areas. It is a need of the hour to bridge the gaps and effective coordination between the media and police,” said District Police Officer PSP Sardar Mavarhan Khan Leghari while talking to media persons at DPO office here.
The PSP officer said the police and media have a commitment to point out and eliminate social evils from the society. He also called on journalists to take the necessary precautions ensuring their own safety while covering. He assured that the police department would extend full cooperation in this regard.
“Police uniform is the symbol of the state and ensuring citizens’ security is their obligation. The professional relations between police and the media would not only help to handle the critical situation, but it also high their morale.”
Highlighting the significant role of media and police he said, both have common goals of serving the masses, trying to eliminate the crimes and ensure the provision of the justice. It was a collective responsibility to coordinate and work together to fulfill responsibilities.