Cybercrime and online financial fraud biggest problem: UP DGP

Twitter, WhatsApp and Facebook have develop into a strong medium, in such a scenario it’s essential to watch them, says prime cop

The biggest problem earlier than the police in current instances is cybercrime and online financial fraud, Uttar Pradesh Police chief Mukul Goel stated on Monday, stressing the necessity for cops to reinforce their technical abilities. The Director General of Police (DGP) stated this throughout a courtesy meeting with a batch of 10 trainee officers of the 73rd batch of the Indian Police Services (IPS) on the police headquarters in Lucknow, in response to an official assertion.

He stated it was the foremost responsibility of cops to face any scenario and shield the nation and stated they’ll remedy any drawback with using their abilities and mind.

“The biggest challenge before the police in present times is cybercrime and online financial crime. For this, there is a need to make ourselves more technically competent,” Goel was quoted as saying within the assertion.

“Keeping direct contact and communication with the general public is a special quality of a police officer. Social media like Twitter, WhatsApp and Facebook has become a powerful medium, in such a situation it is necessary to constantly monitor them and timely present the side of the police,” he stated.

The DGP additionally burdened on cops the importance of teamwork and instructed them for holding common parades at district police strains with a purpose to obtain self-discipline and bodily competence amongst personnel.

The trainee officers who joined the meeting have acquired fundamental coaching from the Sardar Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad and Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Uttar Pradesh Police Academy, Moradabad and will probably be going to completely different districts in UP for district coaching, the assertion stated. 

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