SHILLONG, Jan 6: Meghalaya police is engaging itself though various means to bridge the gap between the force and the public and in turn attempting to prevent the occurrence of crimes. On Wednesday, as a part of community policing a medical, check up and counseling camp was held today at Hope Orphage Mawkyrwat. The children at the orphage were thoroughly examined during the camp and given medical advice accordingly. According to the police this efforts was appreciated by administration and staff of Hope Orphage. Mawkyrwat Superintendent of Police Dr Raghavendra Kumar, who is a doctor turned cop, is extending medical services to the children in the Orphan Home. Similarly in militancy infested Garo Hills region Meghalaya police is reaching out to the society through people contact program for bridging the gap between public and police. “Garo Hills police are engaging public in preventive policing through people contact programs. Similarly, in Mawkyrwat police are in to community policing through extending help to orphans,” Meghalaya police said today.