Sher-I Kashmir Police Academy Udhampur conducted three days Vertical Interaction Course on “Smart Policing” for officers of the rank from Dy. SP to Sr. Superintendent of Police in which 21 officers of different wings/units of J&K Police participated.The course was inaugurated by Mohammad Sulaiman Salaria, ADGP Director S K Police Academy Udhampur and ably coordinated by SSP Randheer Singh and was assisted by Inspector Jagpaul Sharma (I/C Forensics) as Course Secretary. The main objective of this course was to make the participants well aware about various aspects of SMART( S-Sensitive & Strict, M-Modern with Mobility, A-Alert & Accountability, R-Reliable & Responsive, T-Trained & Techno-savy) Policing and also to introspect and workout effective measures to achieve the targets of Smart Policing model.The course module was designed with the view to sensitize the Sr. Police officers about Smart Policing and to encourage innovation in policing practices through application of Evidence Based Practices and to conceptualize framework to rethink as how to organize and prioritize policing activities in most effective ways, incorporating community policing ,intelligent-led policing, problem solving approach-data driven, supported by analysis enabled by technologies , with a focus on measuring performance & adjusting decision making accordingly.
The main focus of deliberations was on comprehensive planning including setting enforcement priorities, establishing performance benchmarks and alignment of resources to reflect planning, COMPSTAT designing and implementing initiatives that focus on preventing crime also incorporating evidence based policing, Place based policing approach (Hotspots) and to develop a strategic response to different situation with collaborative approach of coordinating and integrating efforts of all the stake holders.The speakers who interacted with the course participants on different subjects were Rayees Mohammad Bhat, SSP, Udhampur, Amit Sharma, , RD, LSLR, Udhampur Reasi, , Randheer Singh, SSP, SKPAU, Faisal Qureshi, SSP, Addl. SP, Udhampur, Vinay Kumar SP (OPS) Jammu, Kamal Sharma, CPO, CLI, SKPA Udhampur, Kameshwar Puri, , Dy.SP, Hqrs. Udhampur Dr. Pallavi Sachdeva, Asstt. Prof. Deptt. of Lifelong Learning, JU, Dr. Sunniya Wani, Dy. SP, Sh. Aadil Mushtaq, Dy.SP.The Valedictory moments were graced by Mohd. Sulaiman Salaria ,ADGP Director S K Police Academy Udhampur. He advised the participants to inculcate the proper aptitude and develop attitude of Smart Policing and to sensitize the manpower to be Tech-Savy and to introduce technologically driven methodology in providing quick response in redressing the grievances of general public.