The Hyderabad Police today launched Hawk Eye mobile app for women’s safety. As part of its initiative to become a citizen friendly and responsive force, today Police Commissioner M Mahender Reddy launched a mobile phone application to empower members of the public, improve their security and reach out to them at the time of distress.
Hawk Eye mobile app
The app, ‘Hawk Eye‘, seeks to turn common people into Citizen Police and involve them into checking crimes, curbing unlawful activities and traffic violations.
Police Commissioner M Mahender Reddy said this app has features on women safety while on travel and a SOS button for accessing help in emergency situations, among others.
Citizen Police can also report traffic violations, information on criminal activities, contravention of law on part of personnel in uniform, suggestions for improving policing and also good work done by the force, Reddy said.
Commissioner a major area of concern is women’s safety during travel, especially for those who are employed. In this regard the app has ‘women travel made safe’ feature.
“This feature helps in ensuring women’s safety while traveling. Whenever a woman boards any type of conveyance, she just has to click photograph or record video of the vehicle, note down its number and send online to police, who will take necessary steps if any problem arises,” Reddy said.
The SOS feature is useful for accessing the police for help in emergencies, the city police chief said.
Hawk Eye mobile app Details
“Hawk Eye” has several features as shown below:
- Woman’s safety while on travel.
- SOS button for accessing help in Emergencies.
- Citizen Police to report:
- Traffic violations
- Happening Crimes, Criminal information
- Crime against woman
- Violations by Police
- Suggestions for Improved policing
- Report Good Work done by Police
- Register details of Servant/Worker/Tenant with Police
- Enrollment for Community Policing
- Access to all Contact Numbers of Hyderabad City Police at one place.
- Status Report on Information furnished.
WOMEN TRAVEL MADE SAFE :
A Major area of concern is woman’s safety during travel, especially for working women. This Feature helps in ensuring woman’s safety while on travel. Whenever a woman board any type of conveyance viz., Taxi, Cab, Auto, Bus, train or any other vehicle, just click the photograph or video of vehicle before boarding, note down vehicle no., place of boarding and send it online to police. Even during the travel, if any problem is faced, the same can be sent. After reaching destination, they can send the comments about the happenings during the travel.
This Feature is useful for accessing the Police to help in emergencies. In any state of distress, emergency and exigency, once this button is pressed, the pre-recorded message will go to pre-determined friends and relatives (5) and also simultaneously basing on the longitude and latitude of the location of the person, the message will reach to the concerned Inspector of Police Station, ACP, DCP, Patrol Mobiles and main control room. The message comprises of name, phone no, address of the person and also longitude and latitude of the person’s location. This would help in quick response to rescue the person in distress
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