SLUMS TO HAVE 'CIVIL COPS'
(The Tribune, 15 May 1999)
| MAY 14
- The Chandigarh Police today launched the scheme of 'civil cops' in various slum and labour
colonies of the city.
At a meeting between the Chandigarh Police and slum dwellers, the IG Dr Kiran
Bedi, said that the beat officer in charge has been empowered to appoint a man and woman each for
The beat officers will give reports about particular "civil
cops" to SHOs and they will also be given cash awards for good work done, the SSP, Mr. C.S.R
To ensure that two-wheeler riders wear helmets in colonies, the beat
officers have been given challan slips. The meetings with colonies and urban areas had been
separated as their needs of policing are different.
One of the colony dwellers said the names of informers of the crime
should be kept secret and the police officials agreed.