ISLAMABAD – Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Qazi Jameel-ur-Rehman on Thursday said the bicycle patrol unit was being equipped with modern technology to effectively respond to anti-social activities in capital.
The personnel of the unit were getting training on first aid, use of weapons as well as for the guidance of tourists, said IGP.
He made these remarks during a meeting with unit members here. DIG headquarters Kamran Aadil, SSP headquarters Omer Khan and ASP Kohsar, Amina Baig was also present on the occasion.
The IGP appreciated the performance of the unit and announced commendation certificates for the staff. The squad members, he said should be in neat and clean uniform as they were representing the department on city roads.
Islamabad police had launched bicycle patrol unit for monitoring and surveillance of markets, parks, jogging tracks and trails, streets and places where ordinary vehicles could not pass.
It was aimed at developing friendly relations with residents, besides giving a prompt response to any incident of crime.