Huge citizen engagement plans at Police Expo to "Know Your Police Forces Better"
Over 5000 participants to join Memorial Run in 3 categories - 2 K |5K | 10K on Oct. 16
Registrations can be done at 10 select Police Stations & online ( www.policerun.in)
Hyderabad, October 13, 2016: Telangana State Police in association with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India unveiled the specially designed Finisher's Medals and T-Shirt for the 1stIndian Police Martyrs' Memorial Run on Sunday, October 16, 2016. The Run is dedicated to remember the sacrifices made by the men and women of the police forces in the country and build better community engagement and positive public interface with citizens.
Rio Olympic Silver Medalist P V Sindhu graced the occasion to unveil the official T Shirt & specially designed Finishers' Medals. The nation's first Indian Police Martyrs' Memorial Run is expected to have participation from 5000 civilians and another 600 people representing the Central Police Organizations. Citizens can register for the Run online (www.policerun.in) and also at 10 select police stations to build public interface. The Martyr's Memorial Run will have three categories: 2 K | 5K | 10 K and citizens get an opportunity to run along with police personnel from various police forces in India.
A massive 15000 sq. feet Police Expo is being organized at Peoples Plaza where all State and Central Police Organizations showcase their work, display weapons and equipments with an opportunity for citizens to interact with senior officers. A lot of photo opportunities are being created at the Police Expo where citizens can be seated on a Horse back , Tracker and Sniffer Dogs, Clues Team for Investigation, Police Vans with weaponry and other equipment to take pictures. A Hall of Heroes is also being set up with list of officers who sacrificed their life in line of duty and citizens can pay their homage& express their solidarity.
“At our First Indian Police Martyrs' Memorial Run, the focus is to improve citizen engagement & build a positive public interface - T Shirts & Finishers' Medals is a small first step in this direction. The Run is an attempt to help citizens to remember and pay homage to the officers who laid down their lives in the line of duty and honour their sacrifices. We request citizens to participate in this solemn occasion and join us in remembering the police martyrs” said the DGP.
Telangana State Police is encouraging citizens to complete registrations in 10 select police stations. The registration charges are 2K: Rs. 250; 5K: Rs. 300 & 10K: Rs. 350 and can be paid at select police stations or online (www.policerun.in) as well. The Run across all three categories will start and end at Peoples Plaza and every finisher gets a Medal. Finishers will also be served with refreshments.
The Martyrs' Memorial Run is one among several activities being undertaken in the entire State of Telangana that include Essay | Painting | Photography , short films competitions; Blood Donation camps besides having short films and best news coverage on Police in Print & TV media as well. The prizes for all these different competitions will be given by the Hon'ble CM, Shri K Chandrasekhar Rao on Oct 21st, on the Police Commemoration Day.
Different music bands representing the Central Police Organizations and Central Armed Police Forces will play patriotic songs during the course of Run to encourage the participants and visitors. Telangana State Police would like to thank GHMC, HMDA and all other Govt. agencies who are supporting us in this initiative.
Select PS for Citizen Registration: Madhapur, Kukatpally, Saroornagar, Kushaiguda, Abids, Banjara Hills, Amberpet, Charminar, Punjagutta, Narayanguda, OU City
Participating Police Organizations:
Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF): Assam Rifles, Border Security Force, Central Industrial Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Indo Tibetan Border Police, National Security Guard, Sashastra Seema Bal
Central Police Organization (CPO): Intelligence Bureau, Central Bureau of Investigation, Bureau of Police Research & Development, National Crime Records Bureau, National Investigation Agency, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, North Eastern Police Academy & National Institute of Criminology & Forensic Science