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In order to improve investigation system by utilizing the latest technology, Punjab police to purchase 70 Palm Scanners

Lahore, May 24, 2016 (PPI-OT):In order to improve the investigation system by utilizing the latest technology first ever in the history of Pakistan, Punjab police has decided to purchase 70 Palm Scanners and to install one mega matcher software for collecting the evidences, finger prints, sketches from the crime scene which will have the capacity to save at least two million data and can match the evidences within 10 seconds. Besides, a decision to establish CRO desks in all central jails of Punjab where these palm scanners will be provided which enabled them to save the criminal’s record.

These decisions were made today in a meeting by Inspector General of Police Punjab, Muhstaq Ahmad Sukhera held at Central Police Office, Lahore. Addl: IGP Operations / Investigation Punjab, Capt. (R) Arif Nawaz, DIG I.T, Shahid Hanif, DIG Operations Punjab, Amir Zulfiqar, DIG Operations Lahore, Dr. Haider Ashraf, AIG Development, Kamran Khan, AIG Logistics, Humayun Bashir Tarar, AIG Finance, Hussain Habib Imtiaz, AIG Operations, Ahsan Younas, AIG Complaints, Syed Khurram Ali, AIG Monitoring, Waqas-ul-Hassan, SSP CRO Lahore, Umer Salamat, Director Computer Bureau, Shahin Khalid and other senior police officers of CPO were also attended the meeting.

On this occasion SSP CRO, Umer Salamat told the IGP that 500,000 crime data across the province has been computerized among these the process of scanning of 350,000 cards have also been completed so far. He also told that because of this system only during last 4 months, Punjab investigation department has traced 12 most important hardened criminal cases.

The PPO said that because of this Mega Matcher system Punjab police department will become the biggest criminal data bank of the country and it will be the first system through which the sketches of the criminals, data analysis and predictive intelligence system will be improved and would also be helpful for state of the art investigation system which is also being used across the world.

Through this system the Punjab police will be entered in to paper less policing by abolishing the 1861 traditional investigation system. The meeting also decided to setup a monitoring room which will be headed by AIG rank officer and will be responsible for consecutive monitoring of all front desks, HRMIS, Transfer/Posting and CRO system.

For more information, contact:
Punjab Police
Punjab Police Computer Bureau,
5th Floor, Central Police Office (CPO),
Punjab, Lahore
Tel: +92-42-99213019, +92-42-99213013
Fax: +92-42-99213012
Email: sapcb@punjabpolice.gov.pk
Website: www.punjabpolice.gov.pk

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