Jamshedpur, May 22: A security and fire awareness-cum-interaction session with the East Singhbhum district police by about 60 Tata Steel and Jusco employees representing various housing societies and quarters was organized on Saturday May 21 at the Center for Excellence (CFE).
Chandan Jha, City SP along with DSP (Law and Order), DSP (City), DSP (HQ 1), DSP (HQ 2) and Officer in-charge of Bistupur police station represented the district police.
A presentation on security and fire including preventive measures to be taken by the residents was made by me followed by interaction of the participants with the district police team.
The City SP replied to 22 questions from the participants and also called upon all the participants to take adequate preventive measures, report the incidents of crime or suspicious behavior to the jurisdictional police without any apprehension and fear and help victims of crimes. He assured that the police will extend support to the members of community in getting their security concerns addressed.
Jha also said that in case members of the community do not get proper response from the lower level police officers (which he further emphasized to be negligible), they may approach him in his office between 1100-1400 hrs during the week days and on his mobile anytime.
He assured to look into the complaints of harassment by local miscreants and eve teasers in and around colonies/societies, enforcement of motor vehicle acts to contain bike stunts and riding two wheelers without helmets, containment of drug peddling, punitive action for vehicle parking at the unauthorized places, placing of signage for no entry and one way entry, preventive measures for cyber crimes and investigation on reported serious incidents by the cyber criminals.
The City SP, however advised to deploy adequate security guards in the societies and install CCTV cameras. Citing the instance of a housing society in Sonari where more than 1500 families reside, he said it was neither being guarded by professional security personnel nor had any CCTV cameras.
He also assured to make endeavors to get a bomb disposal squad placed at Jamshedpur to take care of hoax calls and handling of suspicious packages found abandoned at the public places. He further advised regular meeting of the members of community and residential societies with the jurisdictional police stations and advised all the members to inform 100 and jurisdictional Police stations instead of SSP, SP and other senior officers in case of any help is needed.
TSL security would help TSL Housing Societies in the selection of capable and professional security vendors and guards, preparation of SOPs for the security duties, conduct of their refresher training through the vendors in the TSL Security Training centre, awareness session for employees and their family members for prevention of security breach and fire incidents, planning and designing of video surveillance systems at the gates and vulnerable areas, reinforcing the security set up during crisis through town security team and assisting them in getting their security concerns especially security breaches addressed by the police.
Ashish Mathur, Capt D Mishra, Manoj Kumar Singh, Sanjay, Lalitha, Gopal Krishna, and Jyoti Prakash were present on the occasion.