Rawalpindi police have started sharing daily crime diary on its social media accounts, which would be updated every 24 hours.
The daily diary will comprise details of criminal incidents reported and resolved in the garrison city.
Rawalpindi City Police Officer (CPO) Muhammad Ahsan Younis told The Express Tribune that the data would include daily reported crime incidents and several cases registered on complaints lodged on the Pukar 15 helpline.
CPO said that the details of criminal incidents including fights, robberies, snatching, and motor theft would be disclosed with locations and first information report (FIR) numbers. They would update the data every 24 hours, he added.
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CPO said they have taken the step to keep people informed about the crime situation in the city.
The police would also share the timeline of action on various complaints lodged on the police helpline so that the people would know about the police response.
The city police chief said that they would also publish a comparison between crime incidents with the previous periods while the internet users could also retrieve information regarding free registration of FIR.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 16h, 2021.