Military Officers from CMP (Corps of Military Police) School, Dera Ismail Khan Branch, visited PPIC3, Qurban Lines Lahore on Tuesday.
The 74-member delegation was apprised of functions and structure of the premier project of Punjab Safe Cities Authority by the Chief Operating Officer Akbar Nasir Khan who, while escorting the entourage, established the inevitability of such pervasive and omniscient policing enterprise as a valid remedy to modern day increasing uncertainty.
The Military Officers from MP School appreciated the technologies and practices in place as were demonstrated to them in details. They showed keen interest in the unprecedented Facial Recognition Technology buttressed with swift and automated police interception protocols.
They appreciated the conflation of various emergency response helplines, under a universal SOS number 15, in-line with international standards and practices.
The MP officials also expressed awe and satisfaction on authority’s capability to record and produce geo-positioning data and tagging of vehicles within the metropolis by the virtue of ANPR technology and geo-strategic grid of capacitated CCTV cameras.
They termed PPIC3, a monumental achievement towards integrated policing in Punjab, seeking emulation across Pakistan. Such projects ensure optimum security thresholds as they employ latest technologies and advanced gadgets when preempting or combating crime, they added.
The delegation agreed to this right-and-timely step taken by Punjab government towards curtailing threats, crime-graph and frail security situation. They felt proud and expressed great interest in the overall productivity of the PPIC3 faculty.
The MP Officers were later awarded with shields and souvenirs from the management of PSCA.