Improvised beat system to promote effective policing – K.T Balakrishna
Udupi: The improvised beat system will promote effective policing in the district said District Superintendent of Police K.T Balakrishna. He was speaking on the Police Flag Day observed at District Armed Reserve, Chandu Maidan here on April 2.
The improvised police beat system is part of the community policing, where powers are decentralized. The personnel deputed to the beat covering area interacts with the people and responds to their queries. The system will promote effective policing. The retired police personnel have urged for police canteen services and also coverage under Aroghya Bhagya scheme, the state government will be approached to address their needs. The BSF and CRFP personnel are availing the police canteen service. 70 applications have been received as claims for medical expenses, retired police personnel are given a relief of rupees 6.45 lakh, he added.
Retired PSI Nagesh Mestha receiving the guard of honour said that health issues are prevailing among retired police personnel, the police during the line of duty should also concentrate on their health. Police stations should bridge the gap between the citizens and police to promote effective policing. The police department strives hard to maintain the internal security of the nation, the police should function within the legal parameters to strengthen the nation and the efforts to seek justice should not be ruined, he added.
The 20 retired police personnel were presented cheques as part of relief from the retired police officers welfare fund.
Additional Superintendent of Police Vishnuvardhan, DySP Udupi Kumarswamy, DySP Kundapur Praveen Nayak, DySP DCIB Jayshanker and others were present.