Police Department serving24x7 during the lock down In Coimbatore is gaining public appreciation during the lock down for the measures they havetaken to control the spread of contagious disease.
The Police not only restrict people gathering in public places butalso for distributing food and providing other necessary assistance to migrant workers andensuring social distancing to avoid the spread of virus during the pandemic outbreak.
The Police officials have joined with the health workers, corporation staff in the publicduty to maintain the cleanliness of the city. The Police also have reached the interior villagesproviding food for Senior citizens.
ThePolice department has come up with all arrangements see that law and order situation are in placeunder the leadership of Sumit Saran IPS, Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore saidSujit Kumar IPS Superintendent of Police (Rural) .
He added that the Chief Minister ofTamilnaduEdappadi K. Palaniswamy appreciated Coimbatore City Police for the effort ofimplementing 144 and also for maintaining social distancing in the city. The migrated Peoplefrom North India who stayed at Kamaraj Nagar, Sundarapuram Coimbatore they run their life by working on construction sites on daily wages. Due to COVID 19 the day to day routinewas affected.
The Superintendent of Police further added that the Coimbatore City commissioner met them personally and conversed with themin their own language explaining the importance of social distancing and hand washing. Heprovided them with groceries.
The Coimbatore City police intervened in an emergency call and helped a pregnant woman forarranging an ambulance for delivery from Singanallur Police station Coimbatore. The Policeofficials were appreciated by the Commissioner of Police for this rare gesture.
Police men involved in vehicle checks and other protection duty are constantly exposedto lot of people in the Police station as well as in Public places. The Commissioner of Police hasadvised the policemen of protection duty to continue their work wearing masks. This is beinginstated as a proactive protective measure.
While the Police department has remained distant from the public for their activities in the public,now they are ubiquitous and can be seen protecting every citizen of this country by evenrisking their life.