Dr S P Vaid, IPS officer of 1986 batch is new police chief of J&K

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KL News Network

Jammu

Jammu Kashmir Government has confirmed Dr S P Vaid as Director General of Police of the state. He will take charge from the incumbent State Police Chief K.Rajendra.

Dr S P Vaid

Paul Vaid, joined Indian Police Service in the year 1986 and was allotted  to J&K Cadre, his home state.

He did his practical training in Srinagar District. He was posted as ASP Headquarters, Budgam in Kashmir Valley in December 1988 and subsequently on his promotion, he was posted as District Superintendent of Police Budgam in April 1990 even before he could complete his probation due to sudden serious situation of insurgency that erupted in the valley of Kashmir with a total collapse of civil administration.

In September 1991, Dr Vaid was posted as SP City, Jammu, in the backdrop of series of bomb blasts that rocked the winter capital and consequent law and order problems following the blasts.

In December 1993 ,the officer was posted as District SSP, Udhampur.

In December 1995,   Vaid  was posted as AIG(Pers) at State Police Headquarters to assist  DGP, J&K as a Principal Staff Officer. At PHQ, he contributed his mite   in formulating various Proposals  for reorganizing  J&K Police to make it a vibrant  force. He organized Police arrangements to ensure free and fair  Parliamentary and Assembly  Elections in 1995 and 1996 respectively  which were conducted after a gap of more than seven years of  terrorism.

He served as SSP Crime Jammu in 1995-1996, where from he was promoted and posted  as DIG of Police of Border Range of Baramulla-Kupwara

On 23-03-1999, while posted as  Range DIG Of Police, Baramulla-Kupwara Range,  he  was attacked near Sopore crossing on Srinagar-Baramulla Highway, in which he was seriously injured.

In July 1999,  Dr Vaid was posted as DIG Jammu-Kathua Range. It was during the year 2000, he was  posted as Range DIG, Central Kashmir Range, Srinagar.He started Police-Community Partnership Group (PCPG), a Community Policing Project, for the first time in the state of J&K which proved a helping hand in the redressal of public grievances

He started Police-Community Partnership Group (PCPG), a Community Policing Project, for the first time in the state of J&K which proved a helping hand in the redressal of public grievances and  improved the Police-Public relations to a great extent.

After serving as IGP,Crime & Railways and IGP,Traffic, J&K , Dr Vaid  joined as Director, Admn/Trg,  in BPR&D in February 2009.

Dr Vaid came to be promoted and posted as Addl. Director General Of Police, Headquarters in November 2011 where he served till his promotion in March 2016.

After his promotion, he was posted as Director General Of Police, Prisons J&K, where according to spokesman  he initiated various measures including installation of CCTV  to thwart the plans of  jail-break.In the aftermath of

In the aftermath of killing of  Burhan Wani, the state government  recalled Vaid from Prisons and posted him as Director General of Police,  Co-ordination and Law  & Order  on September 10,  2016.

 

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