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Watch Committee

n
(Historical Terms) history Brit a local government committee composed of magistrates and representatives of the county borough council responsible for the efficiency of the local police force
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This is pertinent to mention here that PWDs committee was an addition to four already existing Neighborhood Watch Committees launched in early 2018 as an effective tool aimed at bringing people closer to the police and to win the public support.
In neighborhood watch committees, he said students, doctors, house wives and notables would be also included.
Temuri was addressing the members of Neighborhood Watch Committees, Conciliatory Committees and Human Rights Officers at Ramna Police Station.
ISLAMABAD -- Community and service-oriented policing is the only way to win public confidence and neighborhood watch committees would be made more effective to bridge police-people gap.
This was stated by Islamabad Police Inspector General of Dr Sultan Azam Temuri while addressing the members of Neighborhood Watch Committees, Conciliatory Committees and Human Rights Officers at National Library on Friday.
ISLAMABAD -- Neighborhood Watch Committees (NWCs) have been set up in federal capital for the protection of life and property of the citizens besides ensuring their security.
He said under the Act, 1000 provincial Watch Committees have been formed all over Sindh.
Trade associations or corporate groups that watch committees closely often have policies dictating that they donate only to incumbents.
Current chairs include David Stelfox, Chair of Academic Review Committee, Antoinette Balnave, Chair of Finance Audit and Compliance Committee, Raymond Khoury, Chair of both Complaints Committee and Regulation Committee, and Stephen Eddey, Chair of Continuing Education and Media Watch Committees.
He said that Palestinians were warned of a new wave of settlers' attacks in the wake of talks of evicting the illegal settlement of Migron, east of Ramallah, calling to reactivate the popular watch committees to protect Palestinians and their property from settlers' attacks.
He said: "We are going from a system of committee governance established in 1835, the watch committees, to one in which we are going to have one single individual holding people to account.
I am on record and have argued long against EPCCs- it will take policing back 200 years to the days of Watch Committees and an incestuous politicisation of policing.