Mr. Navdeep Singh Virk
Navdeep Singh Virk, Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon
Navdeep Singh Virk is the Commissioner of Police in Gurgaon. He joined the Indian Police Service in the Haryana in 1994, and has worked with the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) in New Delhi from 2001 to 2005. Before becoming the Commissioner of Police in Gurgaon, he has also served as Haryana's Inspector General of Police (IGP), Law & Order. Virk studied criminology in the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge, UK in 2010-11.
Navdeep Singh Virk has launched Gurgaon Police's community policing program called 'Community Policing 2.0 'which aims at involving participation of residents and corporate houses in non core police activities such as traffic management and neighbourhood watch schemes. Virk's idea of community policing 2.0 also asks for contribution of resources.
Virk is known for his interest in using technology to help police investigation. Virk has represented India in cyber security forum in Washington DC (2004), Moscow (2002) and San Diego (2003).A software created by Virk is used by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to detect cybercrime.
He has also been in news for promoting the use of using instant messaging service whatsapp for all police officers in Gurgaon to help share important information quickly and to keep a digital record of suspects.