Five women cops at every police station in Himachal

Five women cops at every police station in Himachal

The Himachal police has decided to post five women cops in every police station of the state. It has also decided to introduce patrolling by women police in all urban centres so that girls are not hesitant to seek assistance. A decision has been taken to post at least five women police officials in each of the 104 police stations of the state and three women police in police stations.Women police officials from the 5th India Reserve Battalion (IRB) at Bassi in Bilaspur district will now take charge at all the police stations. Another major step in the offing to bring about a change in the basic attitude towards women is gender sensitivity training for male police personnel, which will make them more affable when dealing with complaints by women. To begin with, the department will post at least 40 sub-inspectors who have undergone gender sensitivity training in police stations.

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