LG reviews use of technology in Delhi Police operations
NEW DELHI: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday reviewed the "Use of Technology in Policing".
Delhi Police made a detailed presentation on various technology projects for prevention, detection and investigation of crimes such as e-Beat Book, Body Worn Cameras, Open Source Intelligence Solution (OSINT), Intelligence Management Traffic System (ITMS), Automatic Number Plate Reading Project (ANPR), Facial Recognition and Advanced Forensics, among others.
The L-G directed the Delhi Police to review the progress made on all the projects on a quarterly basis. The L-G was informed that Mobile Cyber Forensic Labs with trained staff and necessary infrastructure would be functional soon with different features like malware forensics, network forensics, cloud forensics, cryptocurrency analytics, cyber range.
Further, it was also informed that various applications of Delhi Police shall be brought on a single platform of 'One Touch APP' by December 2018. It was also informed that installations of 10,000 CCTV cameras are in an advanced stage under the Safe City Project (Nirbhaya Fund).
Delhi Police also informed about the multifunctional role of the Facial Recognition technology which will help in many ways like tracing the missing children, remote suspect verification, security suspect identification and locating and tracking of the fugitive.
LG Baijal was also informed about Advanced Forensics such as Malware Forensics, Cryptocurrency Analytics, Cloud Forensic and Advanced Mobile Forensics. It was also informed that 800 Body Worn Cameras have been procured and are being operationalised.