VEHARI - As the world becomes smaller by the minute, intense scrutiny by the news media on police and law enforcement seems to increase by the second. The Police Department recognized the need for professional counseling and training in media and public relations.

Press Club President Inamul Haq expressed these view during a meeting with DPO Shakir Hussain here the other day.  Press Club General Secy Kashif Manawer, Anwaar Aftab, Iqbal Shahid, Malik Zulfiqar, Shafique Doger, Imran Gohar and Tariq Saeed were also present on the occasion.

He said that the relations between media and police can be improved by taking critical steps in confidence and capacity-building.  He also appreciated the step taken by the police during Muharram.  On the occasion, the DPO said that police and media attached to each other. He said that media highlighted the problems faced by the public and the police would try to decrease the crime rate.

The DPO said that people should understand the challenges and difficulties faced by the policemen while dealing with difference circumstances.