Bengaluruâ€™s residents can now connect with the city police on WhatsApp for any query or law and order problem they have.
The numbers that became operational from Tuesday will now let the public WhatsApp senior police officials regarding law and order issues.
The 10 Deputy Commissioners of the city have been provided with the WhatsApp numbers that will be only used for WhatsApp messages. These numbers will not be for SMSs or calls.
The city police control room also has a dedicated WhatsApp number. Any complaints that reach the control room will be forwarded to the zonal DCP concerned.
The WhatsApp messages will be checked by the DCPs who will send personnel to the spot to attend to the complaint.
The 10 WhatsApp numbers are:
Central Division- 9480801100
East Division- 9480801200
North Division- 9480801300
North East Division- 9480801400
South Division- 9480801500
South East Division- 9480801600
West Division- 9480801700
Traffic East Division- 9480801800
Traffic West Division- 9480801900
CAR Division- 9480801111
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