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We have to function as people friendly police: DIG Zeliang
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, MAR 23 (NPN):
Published on 24 Mar. 2011 12:39 AM IST
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Police should function as people friendly and make police stations more accessible to public, DIG (Range) Dimapur PF Zeliang, IPS Wednesday reminded his subordinates while inaugurating the waiting room at East police station.
Pointing out that the old mindset of terrorizing people should be removed; Zeliang said that by building more confidence among the people, the work of policing will be much easier.
Underscoring the importance cooperation from public, the DIG asserted that the people have become more aware of their responsibilities. “We cannot force the people to trust us” he stated. Reminding the officers that the same yard stick cannot be applied to both public and criminal, Zeliang also pointed out that police depended on the cooperation from public for solving many crimes.
However, at the same time the DIG also urged the public not to expect miracles when certain crimes were reported to them. “They are trained for the job but the public should not forget that the police personnel are also human beings” Zeliang affirmed. He further pointed out that crimes will remain as long as civilization exists.
Earlier during the programme, GM SBI B J Sharma gave a brief speech on the social responsibility of cooperate houses and the theme of ‘giving something back to the society’.
AGM SBI AK Das gave the welcome speech.
Later SP Dimapur Z Mero gave away letters of appreciation to various groups and individuals who contributed towards building some infrastructures at East Police station.

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