NOW KARACHI : Sindh University’s (SU) Department of Criminology and Sindh Police (Hyderabad Range) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Friday to share qualified Human Resources, facilitate research initiatives, and provide internship opportunities to students.
Prof. Dr. Nabi Bux Narejo, Chairman of the Department of Criminology, and Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP), Hyderabad Range Pir Muhammad Shah signed the agreement in a formal ceremony at the DIG Office at Hyderabad’s Shahbaz Building. Prof. Abdul Hameed Mahesar, as well as a number of other police personnel, were in attendance.
Sindh Police Department Hyderabad Range will offer internships to students from the Department of Criminology at SU to undertake research in many areas and themes to help police improve their performance and capabilities, according to the MoU signed.
According to the agreement, the Department of Criminology will send its top students to the Police Range in Hyderabad for study, and the internship will result in high-quality research on crime and policing concerns.
Sindh University interns will be paid a monthly honorarium and the internship will last three months. The Chairman of the Department of Criminology will oversee and monitor the research and data gathering projects allocated to the interns working in the DIGP Hyderabad office.
DIG Hyderabad Range Pir Muhammad Shah, speaking at the event, stated that SU students in the Department of Criminology would be given internships in a range of fields, including research and operations.
He stated that the Sindh Police Hyderabad had begun working with a diversified educational institution such as Sindh University to combat bigotry and develop community policing in society.
Later, Dr. Nabi Bux Narejo, Chairman of the Department of Criminology, and faculty member Abdul Hameed Mahesar met with Vice-Chancellor Professor (Meritorious) Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro to inform him of the MoU with the police. He praised the criminology department’s accomplishments and instructed us to sign more memorandums of understanding with other police departments so that more students can participate in research.
These internships, he said, will give SU students hands-on experience with law enforcement agencies’ day-to-day operations. He went on to state that he will host seminars at Sindh University in partnership with the DIGP office to raise awareness about the police’s role in our society.