Bhubaneswar: The 60th Senior Police Officers’ Conference of the Odisha Police will begin at Police Bhawan here on March 13.
The Conference will be inaugurated by Director General of Police (DGP) Dr RP Sharma at 10 AM.
Superintendents of Police of all districts, Deputy Commissioners of Police, Commandants of all Armed Police Battalions, Range IGs, DIGs, under-training IPS officers, senior officers of various police establishments as well as the Home Guards, Fire Services and Civil Defence Organisation, State Vigilance, Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation, Prison Organisation and OHRC will participate in the three-day conference which will conclude on March 15.
Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, Additional Chief Secretary, Home and Principal Secretary Finance will interact with the participants during the conference.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will grace the valedictory session of the Conference on March 15.
The conference will deliberate on professional policing subjects like law and Order, Crime Scenario of the state, Left Wing Extremism (LWE), capacity building of police stations, people-friendly policing, ethical behaviour in policing, crime control measures, critical Incident management, effective use of social media, resource management in Special Armed Police etc.
Besides, issues related to State Vigilance, Home Guards and Fire Services, Prisons Organisation and Odisha Police Housing & Welfare Corporation will also be discussed.
There will be presentations on different subjects by the working groups constituted for the purpose, followed by interactive sessions with delegates to raise issues of general importance and issues pertaining to their respective district/range/battalion.
A consolidated report will be compiled on the actionable points that emerge during the deliberations for appropriate action by the State Police headquarters and the government.
Satyajit Mohanty, Additional Director General (ADG) Provisioning, and Amitabh Thakur, IGP (Law and Order) will act conference secretary and deputy conference secretary.
The Senior Police officers’ conference is an annual exercise undertaken by the State Police headquarters to review, introspect, debate and discuss on professional police subjects with a view to come out with concrete action plan and strategies to handle current and emerging challenges to policing.