Published On: Thu, Dec 19th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

Rescue 15 to be made more responsive : IGP

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ISLAMABAD: The Help line of Islamabad Police-Rescue 15 is basically established to serve the people in case of emergency and its performance will be further improved with cooperation of citizens. It was stated by Inspector General of Police Sikandar Hayat while inaugurating the room of Rescue 15 Coordination Committee. AIG (Operations) Sultan Azam Temuri, SSP Islamabad Muhammad Rizwan, SP (Saddar) Jameel Ahmad Hashmi, ASP Ramna Zahida Bukhari and other senior police officials were also present on the occasion.

The IGP said that Policing is basically service-oriented job and all departments of Islamabad police must enhance coordination with each other and must respond positively and immediately after receiving any help seeking call from the citizens. With the commitment to serve the people, Rescue 15 Islamabad has done a tremendous job during last few years and won great applaud from the people due to its meritorious and public welfare services.

The IGP said that Rescue 15 has become a unit of Islamabad police which is delivering services for the people at their door steps whether it is a case of any emergency or any other problem seeking police assistance.

He said friendly relations between police and citizens will be further strengthened with focus on resolving public complaints.

The main objectives of establish such Committee is to enhance friendly relationship between police and citizens, resolving community problems on immediate basis, inculcating friendly police ecology with polite and decent attitude, providing enhanced security atmosphere, provision of better working environment and end to sluggish attitude of policemen.

Meanwhile, the IGP Islamabad has directed the staff of Rescue 15 to give importance to every call and try their utmost to resolve the public complaints.

?It is the duty of police officers to provide protection to the citizens and provide them immediate help in case of any emergency,? he said adding that community policing can only be ensured by bridging the gap between police and public.

He appreciated the performance of Rescue 15 and hoped that its performance would further improve with the guidance and cooperation of citizens.
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