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Transforming Policing Through Technology

Transforming Policing Through Technology

In 2011, the Punjab province saw a deadly outbreak of dengue fever, affecting 21,685 people, of whom 310 lost their lives. To prevent another outbreak the following year, the provincial government undertook a massive dengue surveillance and eradication effort powered by smartphone-based …Continue reading

Smart Cop on the Beat

Dr. Haider Ashraf is the deputy inspector general (DIG) operations, Lahore. He also serves as a commander of the Punjab Police’s Integrated Command, Control and Communication (PPIC3) system recently established under the Punjab Safe Cities Authority. He is credited with pioneering technological …Continue reading

Dubai Police Keen to Collaborate With PITB on Technology-Based Police Reforms

Dubai Metropolitan Police has expressed interest in Punjab Information Technology Board’s (PITB) crime mapping and integrated criminal records office systems, which have modus operandi-based search capabilities and an automated human resource management system that offers complete electronic records of profiles and posting …Continue reading

Introducing Smart Policing

Technology for safe cities in Pakistan: the beginning of a new era. A man enters a hotel and approaches the front desk to book a room. The front desk agent asks for his identity. While his room is being processed and keys …Continue reading

The Power of Connectivity

Building smart cities in Pakistan: a way forward. The smart city movement seems to be sweeping Pakistan. There is an ongoing debate about it in both government and private sector circles. The Government of Pakistan believes that to keep pace with a fast-changing and developing …Continue reading

Registering Private Employees in Punjab

Imagine hiring a cook for your home. You think he is a safe option because the driver at your friend’s house referred him and you have a copy of his Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC). He is allowed in the vicinity of …Continue reading

London Police Forms Online Hate Crime Hub to Track Trolls on Social Media

In an effort to clamp down on rising online hate speech, the London Police is set to unveil the “Online Hate Crime Hub”. Its aim is to “improve the police response, capability and intelligence to facilitate countermeasures that can reduce and prevent …Continue reading

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