Illegal activities happen all around, but how many cases gets registered with the police? The answer is, hardly a few. Well, what about if you can convey the details about all the anti-social activities to the local police with just a WhatsApp message?
"Hello Police" is an initiative by the Indian police officials which will enable the citizens to report on any inevitable happenings around their locality just by sending a WhatsApp message, including photos, audio, videos or a simple text instantly to 86086 00100.
With this initiative, the police officials have planned to make it easy for the citizens to alert the police on any illegal and anti-social activity happening in and around them or any information that the have received from their friends.
As per the reports, this is an exercise to bring the public closer to the police and reduce the gap between the two. To execute the plan, an exclusive control room has been set up at the police headquarters to receive all the calls and WhatsApp messages for an easy execution of the process.
Just in case of the report any mishap the reporter's details will be highly confidential and no information will be revealed under any circumstances.
Soon after Hello police receives a complaint, the control room will alert the concerned police station and the police person, and the officials will reach the spot in not more than 30 minutes. The "Hello Police" team is said to work for 24 hours and is ready to support the citizens anytime.