PESHAWAR: Inspector General of Police (IGP) KP, Nasir Khan Durrani inaugurated a state-of-the-art School of Investigation in Peshawar here on Tuesday.
Keeping in view the increased usage of technology in modern day crime, a strong need was felt to build the capacity of KP Police Investigation Wing so as to bring it at par with its contemporaries across the world, says a handout issued here.
It is expected that the training imparted in this school will enable the police investigators to conduct investigations in a scientific manner which in turn will have positive effects on the conviction rates and the overall working of KP police.
The School of Investigation which has been established by the KP police from its own resources will be headed by a Director who will look after the administration while an officer of the rank of DIG has been appointed to look after the training affairs.
Moreover, KP police has engaged highly qualified specialists from across the country to deliver lecture to the participants in the school. KP police has started different capacity building courses for the investigators including crime scene preservation, evidence collection, evidence preservation as per the modern day best practices, cellular forensics, geo tagging, geo fencing, preparation of case file and interview/interrogation techniques.
Addressing the first batch comprising of 25 officers from across the province, Nasir Khan Durrani urged the participants to undergo training with full devotion and dedication. Terming the Investigation Wing as the backbone of any police force, the IGP advised the participants that they must perform their duties with integrity, empathy, impartiality and honesty. The IGP also warned the participants that their responsibility is the most sensitive one and anyone found to be involved in nepotism or corruption will be dealt with strictly.
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