Lahore: The minutes reflected the outcome of the discussions held between delegates of Turkish National Police and representatives of the law enforcement agencies in the Punjab.
The Police Chiefs of both the brotherly countries agreed to ensure working-level, coordination on regular basis for effective implementation for cooperation activities. The cooperation between Turkish National Police and law enforcement agencies in Punjab shall focus primarily on capacity building.
The Turkish National Police will provide assistance, particularly training guidance, monitoring and administration to enhance the capacity of the forensic science facilities.
The capacity building activities will be under taken in three specific thematic areas like Organizational Development, Operational Capability and Technical Expertise. Officers of the rank of SSP/equivalent and above will get training of Organizational Development while officers of the rank of Inspector and above up to the rank of SP/equivalent for Operational Capability and officers of the rank of constable and above including the rank of Inspector/equivalent will get the training of Technical and Tactical Policing expertise.
According to the minutes, the Punjab Police will draw up and finalize by 31 December 2011, a calendar collaborative activities to be under taken in the year 2012.
Moreover, Turkish National Police will also provide training assistance to the Punjab Police officers/officials in the areas of National Security Intelligence, Anti terrorism Intelligence, Technical and Electronic Intelligence, Interrogation and Interview Techniques, Crime Intelligence Analysis, Surveillance Techniques, Canine Training and de-Radicalization Process and Prevention of Radicalization in Combat against Terrorism.
According to the document signed by both countries police representatives, it was decided to appoint focal persons for constant communication and exchange of information on regular basis.
In the document it was also mentioned that a monitoring report regarding the implementation of this agreement will be furnished before the Chief Minister Punjab on quarterly basis.
For more information, contact:
5th Floor, Police Headquarters (PHQ),
Tel: +9242 99213019
Fax: +9242 99213013