Punjab: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced that officers would be recruited to deal with special crimes like cyber crime.

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced on Saturday that technical, narcotics, social media, forensic and anti-sabotage units will be dedicated to strengthen law enforcement in all districts of Punjab.

In addition to 3,100 domain experts to deal with special crimes like cyber crime, 10,000 police officers will be recruited out of which 33% will be women, at the level of sub-inspectors and constables, to expand the ground force and ensure more effective policing. For, the Chief Minister said

The domain experts will be in the fields of law, forensics, digital forensics, information technology, data mining, cyber security, intelligence analysis, human resource management and development and road safety planning and engineering, said Captain Amarinder. Home portfolio.

Recruitment of domain experts on the anvil

The state’s police chief Dinkar Gupta said the domain experts would include 600 law graduates, 450 crime scene investigators, 1,350 information technology (IT) experts with expert qualifications for law and law, commerce, forensics, digital forensics, data mining, Experience in data analysis etc. As a cyber detective, financial detective, homicide detective, sexual assault and rape detective.

The Punjab government will also recruit 460 counselors, clinical psychologists and community and victim support officers for deployment to family counseling centers.

Women make up 33% of the total recruitment.

3,400 women will be recruited as part of the drive to recruit 10,000 more personnel to the Punjab Police, most of them in the rank of Sub-Inspector and Constable. Gupta said it accounted for 33% of the total women recruited. Out of the total recruitment of women, 300 will be recruited as SI and more than 3,100 constables.

Once these special officers join the police department in the second or third quarter of 2021, each of the state’s 382 police stations will have a police station law officer and a community and victim support officer.

There will be forensic officers and crime data analysts at Punjab’s 170 major police stations, including people from the border districts. Cyber-crime will be detected in each of the 100 sub-divisions in the state.

In view of the increasing number of fatal accidents due to increase in traffic, 15 civil engineers and planners will soon be recruited as road safety officers.

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