POST TIME: 19 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM
‘Community policing crucial to curb crimes’
BSS, Rangpur

‘Community policing crucial to curb crimes’

Strengthening activities of community policing could play a crucial role in bridging police-people to curb crimes, eliminate social curses and maintain law and order for building a peaceful society.

 “Community policing can effectively boost interaction, trust, confidence and understanding between police

and common people,” said Rangpur Metropolitan

 Police (RpMP) Commissioner Abdul Alim Mahmud


The Rangpur Metropolitan Police chief came up with the opinion at the ‘Bit Policing and Community

Policing Meeting’ held at Burirhat area of Porshuram Police Station in the city on Sunday afternoon as the

chief guest.

Porshuram Thana of Rangpur Metropolitan Police jointly with Buriurhat Bit Policing Committee organised the meeting on prevention of drug, militancy, dowry, child marriage, repression on women and children and maintaining law and order in the society

Members of the city and local units of community policing communities, religious and community leaders, women activists, civil society members, teachers, students, youths and elite attended the event.

With local elite freedom Fighter Md Shahidar Rahman in the chair, Deputy Police Commissioner (Headquarters) Mohidul Islam, Additional Deputy Police Commissioner (Crime) Md. Shahidullah Kawsar and other police officials attended the meeting.

The speakers underscored the need for ensuring better coordination among police and members of local community policing committee for reducing gap between police and common people.

The chief guest urged members of community policing committee for engaging themselves with spontaneous efforts by involving common people to extend full cooperation to police in preventing and resisting social curses, crimes, terrorism, drug and militancy.

He suggested community policing members for identifying local problems, conflicts and minor disputes

to resolve those locally with assistance of common

people and police and save the commoners from


 “The common citizens should extend assistance to the police force as per their constitutional obligation to curb and prevent crimes for building a sustainable, peaceful and calm society,” he added.