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Kolkata Police to induct copters for security and surveillance

Kolkata: Kolkata Police are all set to induct helicopters for effective management of the security situation and to augment its surveillance capabilities. The move is a step to modernise the force by introducing updated policing methods and tactics and it would start using the helicopters soon, a senior home department official said. "Inducting helicopters into the force will definitely help Kolkata Police to help in increasing surveillance in and around the city. Helicopters will also help in the effective management of any security situation," the official said. At least two helicopters would be purchased in the first phase, he said adding that the order for them would be placed soon. The force has already introduced snipers and commandos. A detailed discussion was held between senior cops and experts were recently held at KP headquarters here on the issue.
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