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Punjab Safe Cities Authority issues law & order statistics

Lahore: Punjab Safe Cities Authority has issued Law & Order statistics

along with Punjab Police Integrated Command, Control and Communication
Center’s (PPIC3) Performance Review for the month of February 2019.
Authority’s Operations Monitoring Center secured more than 57,998
observations that warranted interception of more than 243 suspicious
persons by PRU and Dolphin Squad and a thorough probing of 5,593
suspicious vehicles. A total of 5,396 vehicles and motor bikes were
spotted and intercepted for having no or non-standard number plates
and action was taken duly by the ground units thereof. The OMC employs
state of the art CCTV Surveillance Operations through the
geo-strategic grid of cameras within the metropolis. More than 20
rallies and protests were monitored and security measures were
ensured.

The 15 Emergency Helpline received 366,337 calls, out of which,
212,465 calls were considered hoaxes and on approximately 35,239
calls, with genuine concerns, the Dispatch Control Center (DCC)
generated cases for further action. 23,743 of the calls received
sought for information, consultancy, traffic management or CTP help.
The Media Monitoring Center continued its campaign regarding road
safety, E-Challaning and efficient use of 15 emergency helpline on
official twitter account PSCAsafecities and official Facebook account
Punjabsafecities. PPIC3 center served Electronic Data Evidence
Acquisition requests initiated by Punjab Police and other LEAs by
releasing data pertaining to more than 185 heinous crime cases in
addition to showing playback footage to Investigation Officers in 524
instances. PSCA extended its services in 1,305 cases pertaining to
Rescue and 5,590 cases pertaining to traffic queries and emergency
calls. The PSCA Public Safety app also set its mark high this month
thereby contributing to the recovery of 14 missing persons, 3 Cars,
124 motor bikes and 5 Auto-Rickshaws through its Lost & Found center.
The Dispatch Control Center supported citizens in 35,239 cases through
ground teams.

PSCA is diligently playing its part in enhancing road-sense by
displaying directives and situational messages on its Variable
Messaging Service (VMS) displayed on LCDs across all major roads of
the metropolis along with speed limit boards. PSCA has initiated a
crackdown in coordination with Punjab Police and CTP against illegal
and NCP vehicles or those with fake number plates. PSCA is determined
to extend its services and cooperation with LEAs, and all others in
need, whenever required. Citizens are requested to contact 15 helpline
in case of any emergency or to report an illegal activity in the city.

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