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August 23, 2014

All women patrol team in Kolkata to ensure safety

All women patrol team in Kolkata to ensure safety

In an effort to encourage women to approachthe police in Kolkata, the Reinforced City Patrol, where patrolling vehicleswill have only women cops was inaugurated by the Kolkata Police Commissioner onWednesday.

Headed by Deputy Commissioner of Police,Women Police, Headquarter, three vehicles were launched initially which will bemanning three spots in the city – J.L. Nehru Road crossing, south Kolkata's RashbehariAvenue and Akashvani Bhawan incentral Kolkata.

The women police personnel will be workingin two shifts, from 6.30 AM to 12.30 PM and from 12.30 PM to 8.30 PM.

The Kolkata Police have already introducedtechnologies like GIS, Area Traffic Control, City Surveillance etc. that havegiven them a remarkable edge in crime control, law & order and trafficmanagement. The city police force is trying to extend these services to moreareas under its jurisdiction for the benefit and convenience of the public.