Mumbai: In an initiative to remain connected
with the public on a regular basis, Mumbai Police on Wednesday
launched its bi-monthly magazine at Police Gymkhana in south
Claiming to be the first of its kind in India, the
magazine -- The Protector -- is aimed at presenting the law
enforcing authorities in the right perspective, police said.
"Major changes are taking place in terms of modernisation
of equipment used by the police and the techniques of training
to prepare them to face any challenge," Additional Chief
Secretary for Home Chandra Iyengar said after releasing the
first issue of the magazine.
"We are emphasising on over all improvement of the police
and this initiative (launch of the magazine) is a part of
various plans chalked out for them," he said.
"The objective of police is to protect and serve the
community. It is our motto. The Protector reflects this
commitment and the values that the police force stands for,"
said City Police Chief D Sivanandan.
Satya Swaroop, managing editor of New Media, which
published the magazine in association with Mumbai Police,
said, "Our aim is to project the Mumbai Police in the right
perspective and act as an effective means of communication
between the police and public."