Hyderabad: To strengthen necessary skills and knowledge to handle the job in a qualitative manner, a four-day training programme for She Teams across the State was organized by the Women Safety Wing (WSW) here on Tuesday.
Separate classes on language and behaviour in receiving petitioner, scientific and professional approach in investigation, standard operating procedures to be followed and submission of evidence were covered in the training programme.
Legal aspects related to crime against women, records maintenance, gender sensitization etc., classes were also conducted. College students also shared their views about police especially She Teams and their expectations.
Psychologist and counselor Srinatha Chary dealt the topic of gender sensitization. Additional Director-General of Police (Law and Order) Jitender inaugurated the training session. In his address, he said after formation of Telangana, the government has accorded top priority to policing in the State with an objective that the people especially women should feel safe and secure.
The effort of establishing SHE teams and gaining success was not overnight, he said.
IG (Law and Order) and WSW in-charge Swati Lakra explained on focus and objectives of establishing SHE teams. Presently, more than half a dozen States have replicated the initiatives taken by the Telangana police for women’s safety. With this, the responsibility of the State police has increased, she said.
Crime Investigation Department (CID) Superintendent of Police B Sumathi spoke on steps taken by WSW at the event which was attended by around 60 participants. Certificates were presented to those who attended the session.