STATE TIMES NEWS
REASI: To boost the morale of the jawans in mob handling and increase their physical fitness & endurance, Reasi Police started a refresher course in district police lines Reasi with 42 jawans.
Refresher course which is being conducted in District Police Lines for the last three weeks. Jawans have to go through a rigorous training schedule which includes a road-run of 20 kms, long jumps, high jumps for physical endurance and various techniques of mob handling both by restraint as well as force.
After achieving remarkable improved physical standards, a demo of mob handling was presented to Sh Suleman Choudhary Deputy Inspector General of Police Udhampur-Reasi Range in District Police Lines Reasi.
In the demonstration different aspects of mob handling were presented, which includes use of water Canons, Lathi Charge with different formations and use of Shells also.
Besides these practice of volley fire, use of protective Law & Order gear and the “SPARTAN” formation for special situations also add in the training Schedule.
The heavy stone pelting was applied on troops in mock drill resulting in partial damages of equipments during practice sessions of this refresher course, but troops successfully performing their assigned job.
Suleman Choudhary was briefed about the progress of the course by Shailender Singh SSP Reasi as well as presented demonstration of trainees for 40 minutes in the grounds of District Police Lines. Impressed by the training module of district police and the standards achieved by the jawans in mob handling, Choudhary appreciated the efforts of team of district police Reasi for conducting such type of refresher courses which are prerequisite to keep the moral of the jawans and their self confidence high while dealing with law and order problems.
Choudhary further instructed the jawans that while dealing with mob they should keep their nerves in control and should use maximum restraint as far as possible, minimum force should be applied that too with proper drill.
Shailender Singh Senior Superintendent of Police Reasi spoke expressed that though Reasi is apparently a peaceful district, & assured the officer that police will be ready to tackle any untoward incident both on law & order as well as terrorism front and will be achieved by conducting such refresher courses. High level of preparedness will be maintained. SSP further stated that “More You Sweat in Peace, Less You Bleed in War” will remain the guiding principle of Reasi police.