Community Policing

Community policing creates partnerships between law enforcement agency and other organizations like government agencies, community members, nonprofit service providers, private businesses and the media. The media represent a powerful pattern by which the police can communicate with the community. Community policing recognizes that police cannot solve every public safety problem alone, so interactive partnerships are created. The policing uses the public for developing problem-solving solutions

District Police Bhakkar is on the way forward to facilitate the public on the priority basis. For this purpose District Police Bhakkar has established a media information Center in the DPO office Bhakkar to facilitate the Media Personals and public for daily updates and on going projects of Bhakkar Police.

The District Bhakkar Police believes in smart and efficient policing for the smooth functioning of a society. In order to turn our dream of facilitating the public into a reality, we have taken  the following measures:

Masalhati Committee

Masalhati Committee was established by Rai Ijaz Ahmad (Ex DPO Bhakkar) during  2011. The main aim of forming this committee is to provide assistance to the police staff to reduce the crime rate and take appropriate actions against the offenders. The members of this committee are 12 to 16 per police station. Masalhati committee investigates the cases along with the police staff for providing immediate assistance to local public for their relevant problems. 

Thikri Pahra

Thikri Pahra is working with the assistance of patrolling police to control crime in the District Bhakkar.

Citizen Police Liaison Committee

The foundation of Citizen Police Liaison Committee aims to establish a peaceful and crime free society, to eliminate the gaps between police and public, and to upgrade and modernize the police services. It is a non-political statutory body representing all segments of the society. It is working under section 168, Police Order 2002, and is coordinating with the district police in efficient community policing. As a crime free society is not possible without the help and cooperation of public, we highly appreciate the public efforts towards a peaceful community. The committee consists of 25 eminent citizens from all walks of life serving as a think-tank for the Community of Bhakkar.

Commencement of this Act

The Punjab transparency and Right to Information Act 2013 was promulgated by Provincial Assembly of the Punjab by Notification No. PAP-Legis-2(16)2013/969 dated 16.12.2013.


The essential ingredient of this Act is to ensure transparency and freedom of information to create that citizens have improved access to public information; to make the Department more answerable to citizens to enforce the fundamental right of access to information in all matters of Public Importance.
Under the above said Law, every citizen of a state has right to access the information from public body. The prime object of this law is to ensure transparency and accountability in public participation, so that to bridge the gap between public institution and citizen of the state. Public Body is duty bond to provide information to any persons if it is not being the secret matters of public bodies.
The basic purpose of this Act is to promote facilitative, remedial and accessible measures for the sake of proving information to all citizens of state. So that good governance, sense of responsibility, freedom of expression and dispensation of justice may be ensured.

Appointment of PRO

Mr. Hayat Khan Sub- Inspector of Bhakkar District has been notified as Public Relation Officer (PRO). Separate cell in the office District Police Office Bhakkar has been established so as to provide the information to any persons. Furthermore a body comprising of Office Superintendent, PRO and Staff has been constituted for disposal of applications received through mail as otherwise to provide information to the applicant under the Law/Rules.