KARACHI  - Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh on Media Affairs, Sharmila Farooqui has said that it is the need of the hour that National Public Safety Commission may be made effective at provincial level in order to curb crimes.Talking to female family members of target killing victims here in her office, she said it was a prime duty of the government to protect life and property of the people and no doubt the government was fulfilling its duties but it needed the support of all stakeholders. Public Safety Commission should be made effective in the provinces to eradicate crimes such as target killings, kidnapping for ransom and other crimes. She added that the purpose of Public Safety Commission is to monitor the performance of police, Federal Investigation Agency, Frontier Constabulary and other law-enforcement agencies to improve their performance.Sharmila assured the women family members of victims that government would provide justice to them and would bring the killers of innocent people to task. She also requested the people to identify those elements who were involved in crimes so that a comprehensive crackdown could be launched against them.ADVANCE FINGERPRINTS COLLECTION COURSE: A short course was organised regarding the advance fingerprints collection, announced by the spokesman of the Sindh Police here the other day. He said that as many as 27 police officers and jawans participated in the course and that these included two policewomen-Amina Khatoon and Shahnila Ikram who also topped the three best trainees of the programme.At the conclusion of the short course, a simple ceremony was organised here the other day which was also attended by the Consul General of the United States in Karachi, William Martin. The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh, Fayyaz Ahmed Leghari, and senior police officials were also present on the occasion.It was informed that the women police officers and personnel were also being imparted training to perform their duties in the field as well.Speaking on the occasion, the IGP Sindh Fayyaz Leghari said that forensic investigation and collection of data helps in gathering evidence regarding crimes especially the heinous ones.He said that the resultant arrests of the accused help in improving the image of the police besides meeting the requirements of the criminal justice system.Leghari spokes of cooperation of the US Consulate in Karachi with the Sindh police in streamlining the Forensic Division on modern lines.William Martin said that with advanced training the Sindh police would be in a positive to serve in a better way. He said that the cooperation would help strengthen further the ties between the USA and Pakistan.