Need to update police department on modern lines

March 1, 2016 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: Professor Dr. Akhter Baloch, Vice Chancellor Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Lyari University urged the Government to improve the whole Police Department on the pattern of professional standard existed in the Special Security Unit of Sindh Police.

This he said while visiting SSU Headquarter along with Professor Munaaf.

AIGP Security Special Security Unit Maqsood Ahmed informed in detail about the establishment of Counter Terrorism University, SSU project under Security Vision-2020, specialized professional training, Police Emergency Response Centre-911, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (H.E.A.T) program besides issuance of ISO certificate from an international organization to Special Security Unit for maintaining international standard in the field of Counter Terrorism Operations and Provision of Foolproof Security to Important Personalities and Vital Installations.

Appreciating the Government’s decision to establish Counter Terrorism University, Dr. Akhter Baloch said that it would provide an opportunity to the future generation and play pivotal role to cope up the requirement of modern policing in the province as well as in the country.

Apart from this, Maqsood Ahmed informed that Special Weapons and Tactics Team (S.W.A.T) first ever in the country comprises highly trained and well equipped commandos including lady commandos has been setup in the Special Security Unit who are capable to effectively challenge and foil any attempt of terrorists.

Vice Chancellor paid visit to various sections and hoped that the whole Police Department will follow the example set by the Special Security Unit in maintaining high quality of professional standard.