Cops charting crime distribution by hours

UT Police is plotting the distribution of crime according to hours of the day.

Written by Express News Service | Published: August 26, 2012 2:52:21 am

UT Police is plotting the distribution of crime according to hours of the day. “We are plotting the crimes in various sectors according to time of the day. This will give us an idea of the occurrence of crime and the required surveillance during those hours,since the number of policemen are limited with us,” says Lal.

The instances of sexual harassment are maximum between 7 pm and 10 pm with 23 cases after 7 pm,23 cases after 8 pm,21 cases after 9 pm and 18 cases after the tenth hour of the night. There have been reports of sexual harassment even at 1 am in the night,a total of six. Police station sector 17 has three such cases,while police stations 11,19,26 and 34 have one case each. There were no reported cases of sexual harassment between 5 and 7 pm.

According to the total complaints lodged in the first seven months of the year,drinking at public places are concentrated between 7 pm to 11 pm. The hours after noon upto 10 pm have the maximum complaints of gambling. While quarrels have been reported almost uniformly throughout the day across the city,the complaints rise after 5 pm and peak between 11 pm and 1 am.

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