In his first address to the entire police force new Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma stated that he expects that Delhi police personnel will take serious note in every issue reported to them irrespective of its gravity and stay away from corruption.
"I expect from Delhi Police personnel to not only pay heed to serious and cognizable offences but also take action on pity issues reported to force," said Verma.
He further stated that he hopes that every Delhi Police personnel stay away from corruption, rudeness, callous attitude and barbarism. Ensuring security to senior citizens, women and weaker sections of the society will remain their priority areas.
"I am proud to be given the opportunity of working with Delhi Police.Together we will work towards betterment and strengthening of Delhi Police.
"Factors like community, caste and religion should never obstruct our functioning and I expect from my force to focus not only on grievous offences but also on petty crimes which troubles the common man on a daily basis.
Calling constable "spine" of the police force, Verma said the supervisory authority should ensure better communication with their subordinates to make sure that all problems they confront on the field are dealt with at the earliest.
He also said he would put utmost efforts for accommodation, barracks and mess facilities of police officials.
"The doors of my office are always open for the common man to come and seek solutions for their problems," he added.
A 1979 batch AGMUT cadre IPS officer Alok Kumar Verma on Monday replaced Bhim Sain Bassi as Delhi Police Commissioner. He was previously posted as Director General (Prisons) and will be in the post for 17 months. He went to his office on the second floor of the building at around 12.15 pm.