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Bhubaneswar, 5 Feb’15: In yet another bid to curb the rising crime and antisocial activities in the twin city Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate Police installed closed circuit TV based city surveillance system, being inaugurated by Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday.\r\n\r\nThe surveillance system is one of its kinds in the entire state, which would help in detecting criminals on real time basis through collaboration of the best tools of technology to aid day-to-day policing.

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At present, 114 CCTV cameras has been installed in 1st phase in eighteen locations within the city. According to sources, a total 350 cameras will be installed in 3-phases by the Commissionerate police.

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”Our Government is dedicated towards making optimum use of technology in all spheres of governance and policing is an essential part of it. I call upon the Commissionerate Police to make the best use of this system to infuse a greater sense of security among the people,” Naveen said.

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“I must stress that active surveillance being a demanding task, the Commissionerate Police must staff the control room with ably trained operators who have the ability to critically analyze the complex environment before them and make prompt and judicious interventions to prevent commission of crimes,” he said.

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“I would like to prevail upon the Odisha Police Housing Welfare Corporation to complete the 2nd and 3rd phase of this project at the earliest. It is indeed glad to know that, the police Commissioner is carrying out study of some of the best police surveillance systems in the country to develop comprehensive Standard Operating Procedures for effective functioning of the newly installed system in Bhubaneswar,” Naveen added.

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