Focus should be on crime prevention
126 IPS probationers of 2018 batch called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in New Delhi today. Interacting with the probationers, Prime Minister enthused the young officers to work tirelessly with dedication for the betterment of our nation.
Prime Minister asked the officers to imbibe service orientation and dedication in their day to day work. He stressed on the importance for the police force to be connected with ordinary citizens. He said that each officer should understand citizen’s perspective about the police force and work towards making the police force citizen friendly and approachable.
In an interactive session with the IPS Probationers, Prime Minister said that the role of police should be focussed on crime prevention. He highlighted the importance of technology in creating a modern police force.
Prime Minister also discussed about the role of police in transforming aspirational districts and as instruments of social change. He lauded the large number of women probationers in the 2018 batch. More number of women in police force will have a huge positive impact in policing as well as nation building, PM added.
Wishing the officers a bright future, Prime Minister asked the officers to believe in themselves. He added that self-confidence and inherent strength along with the official training will equip the officers to deal with day to day challenges.