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Mobile app for women's safety in Hyderabad

Mobile app for womens safety in Hyderabad
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The Hyderabad city police will launch a new mobile application from New Year, which will ensure women\'s safety during travel, and enable people to access help in emergencies by pressing SOS button. \'Hawk eye\' will also empower people to become citizen police by reporting crimes and traffic violations.

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Hyderabad: The Hyderabad city police will launch a new mobile application from New Year, which will ensure women's safety during travel, and enable people to access help in emergencies by pressing SOS button. 'Hawk eye' will also empower people to become citizen police by reporting crimes and traffic violations. They can also report violations by police personnel, make suggestions for improved policing and report good work done by police.

Hyderabad Police Commissioner M Mahendar Reddy said using the mobile app, citizens can register details servant/worker/tenant with police, enroll for community policing and have access to all contact numbers of police and get status report on information furnished.

The police chief said the mobile app is part of citizen friendly and responsive policing. The app can ensure safety of women while travelling in taxi, cab, auto-rickshaw, bus, train or any other vehicle. "A woman just clicks the photograph or video of vehicle before boarding, notes down vehicle no., place of boarding and sends it online to police.

Even during the travel, if any problem is faced, the same can be sent. After reaching the destination, they can send the comments about the happenings during the travel," said a statement. The SOS button will be useful for accessing the police help in emergencies.

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