LAHORE: Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Capt (retd) Amin Wains said on Wednesday that the prime objective for the establishment of special security unit (SSU) was to ensure foolproof security of foreigners working at various development projects.
Addressing the passing out parade of SSU’s second batch consisting of 230 personnel here at Police Lines Qila Gujar Singh, he said that modern training as per international standards was imparted to SSU personnel in one month.
The CCPO said that professional trainers of elite force had imparted training of multiple target engagement, counter field assassination, anti-hostage and provision of first aid in case of injuries during operations to the SSU officials.
Appreciating the performance of SP Headquarters Atif Nazir for training the SSU, Amin Wains said that the training modules of Lahore police can easily be compared with any other training modules of foreign countries. He said that further reforms were being introduced in investigations, operations and other departments of police, adding that after passing out of SSU, the force from the police stations would not be deployed on roads to maintain law and order in the city.
The SSU officials acquired complete expertise about modern methods of VIP protection, the CCPO said, and added that city police was utilising all its resources to ensure peace, law and order.
Later, the CCPO distributed awards among inspectors and other officials for their outstanding performance.
Addressing on the occasion, DIG Operations Dr Haider Ashraf said that the training modules of Lahore police were being appreciated not only at Punjab level but also at national level.
DIG Investigations Chaudhry Sultan, DIG Security Dr Moeen Masood, Chief Traffic Officer Rai Ejaz Ahmad, SSP Operations Muntazir Mehdi, SSP Discipline Tariq Aziz, SP Security Ammara Athar and other police officials attended the ceremony.