Speaking to media on Wednesday, 56-year-old officer said that his priority will be to control crime in the city.
Sudheer Kumar Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, has taken charge of the Ghaziabad police on Tuesday night.
Speaking to media on Wednesday, 56-year-old officer said that his priority will be to control crime in the city. He said that his prime focus would be to contain crime against women and children.
“We are committed to prevail law of the land effectively on the ground. Also, our priority would be to end organised crime and immediate actions on the groups carrying it,” Singh added.
Singh added that controlling petty crimes like pickpocketing, chain snatching and streamlining traffic issues will also be on his watchlist.
“I will also be ensuring smooth operations as initiated by my predecessors,” Singh further added.
Singh's appointment as SSP has come after the transfer of outgoing SSP Upendra Kumar Aggarwal who was promoted as DIG in January this year. Aggarwal has been transferred to Saharanpur.
After joining, Singh said that Ghaziabad is not a new place for him. Earlier, he has served as Circle Officer in Ghaziabad. He has experience of patrolling in the most of the areas of the district including Loni area where majority of migrants reside.
He has served as Circle Officer, Additional Superintendent of Police in various districts including Ghaziabad, Hapur, Gonda and Meerut. Singh also served as Superintendent of Police (SP) at Muzaffarnagar.
Singh is a 2015 batch IPS officer who joined police service as IPS officer of UP state services in 1992.