Cyber crime, poll watch key aspects in annual IPS officers’ meet from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Discussions on cyber crime and police preparedness in view of the upcoming general elections are likely to headline the three-day 61st Senior Police Officers’ Conference of Odisha Police scheduled to begin at the Police Bhawan here from tomorrow.

DGP RP Sharma today informed that special sessions to discuss the challenges and issues which could arise during pre-poll, polling and post poll phases will be held during the event.

Apart from participation by police officials, guest speakers who have expertise in their respective fields will also to share their experiences, thoughts and ideas on the topics like Cyber Crime, “Monitoring of Social Media” and “Enhanced use of Forensics”.

“Discussion will be held on role of leadership in policing, social media monitoring, situation of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in the State, police arrangement for mega events and methods to tackle mass agitation during the annual conference,” the DGP said.

There will be deliberations on others topic like professional policing subjects like Law and Order, crime scenario of the State, improving road safety, paperless police station during the conference.

Superintendents of Police (SP) of all Districts, DCPs, Commandants of all Armed Police Battalions, Range IGPs, DIGPs, under training IPS officers, senior officers of various police establishments as well as Home Guards, Fire Services and Civil Defence Organisation, State Vigilance, Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation, Prison Organisation and OHRC will participate in the Conference.

Besides, Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner-cum- ACS of Home Department and Principal Secretary of Finance Department will also interact with the participants of the event.

Odisha DGP RP Sharma will inaugurate the conference while Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will grace the valedictory session of the event.