New Gurdaspur SSP Sukhwant Singh Gill on Wednesday assured that he would do his best to ensure law and order in the district and sought public cooperation on this front.
He also said that he would curb corruption, starting from his own police department.
In his first meeting with mediapersons here after assuming charge as SSP, Gill also said that he would not compromise while dealing with bad elements and law- breakers.
He appealed to the owners of petrol pumps and other important business establishments to install closed-circuit TVs at their premises to help catch criminals.
Gill also directed owners of cyber cafes to keep proper records of customers using Internet so as to check cyber crimes.
The SSP also said that effective steps would soon be taken to resolve traffic problems in the district.
Meanwhile, the Gurdaspur SSP also said that all security arrangements had been made regarding the May 19 elections to 12 zila prishad and 110 block samiti seats in all six blocks of Kahnuwan, Dinanagar, Kalanaur, Dorangla, Dhariwal and Gurdaspur in Gurdaspur police district.
He said that 206 of the total 443 polling stations in the district had been declared "sensitive".
Gurdaspur block had the highest number (46) of sensitive polling stations, followed by Dinanagar (42), Kalanaur (40), Kahnuwan (39), Dhariwal (32) and Dorangla (8).
The SSP said that 23 police patrol teams had been pressed into service, with each covering 20 polling stations.