Declare commitment to police reforms, political parties told

09 apr 2019

The Indian Police Foundation & Institute (IPF) has asked all the political parties to declare their commitment to police reforms in their election manifestos.

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Police reforms brushed aside

05 nov 2018

What is the relevance of police reforms? The very survival of the democratic structure and economic progress of the country are at stake.

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Beyond police reform

18 oct 2018

Whenever there is a crime wave or a mishandling of any situation by the police, which is not very infrequent, a public debate on police reforms invariably assumes centre stage. Ever since the constitution of the National Police Commission about 40 years ago, we have been talking of police reforms but the situation on the ground defies change.

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Supreme Court issues slew of directions on police reforms in country

03 july 2018

The court was hearing the Centre's plea seeking modification of one of its directions, which were part of its historic 2006 verdict on police reforms, recommending steps like a fixed two-year tenure for DGPs.

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Awaiting police reforms

04 oct 2017

The Indian Police Foundation was inaugurated in 2015 to mount pressure on State governments to implement the directions of the Supreme Court on police reforms (Prakash Singh v. Union of India).

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Professional investigation, insulation from politics way forward: RK Singh on police reforms

23 sept 2017

Speaking at a seminar on police reforms, Singh shared his experience as Union home secretary and expressed concern over the deteriorating law and order in the country.

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Criminal justice system must be insulated from politics: RK Singh

23 sept 2017

The 1975-batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, who joined the BJP after his retirement in 2013, recalled his experiences in Uttar Pradesh in the run up to the state Assembly polls there to emphasise his point while taking a dig at the then Akhilesh government.

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Fair police probe key to justice, must be overseen : Raj Kumar Singh

22 sept 2017

"Criminal justice system, which includes investigation, must be insulated from politics."

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Fair police probe key to justice, must be overseen: R.K. Singh

22 sept 2017

Police investigation is a part of justice delivery system, so any kind of interference can't be allowed there, other than a professional or a judicial oversight. But there is no system of judicial oversight in the initial stages, as the judicial intervention starts after the filing of chargesheet," Singh said.

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Wise move towards Police Accountability

13 sept 2017

This one-day consultation conference on safety of women and children brought together a large number of stakeholders from media, academia, civil society groups, police and agencies working in this space. Legendary IPS officer and Chairman of IPF, Prakash Singh, who has spearheaded the campaign for police reforms for decades, spelt out the significance of this consultation process — one which shall help in bringing about diverse perspectives.

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Stakeholders come together to make UP safe

06 sept 2017

If we cannot remove roadside chaiwalla and other vendors, use them as a resource to keep neighbourhood safe. The concept of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) which remained confined to western world will be replicated in Uttar Pradesh soon.

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Lucknow transit point for trafficking: Study

10 sept 2017

The state capital emerged as transit point to facilitate trafficking from Nepal after the 2015 earthquake, said a study conducted by US-based organisation International Justice Mission (IJM), on the basis of cases reported at the National Human Rights Commission.

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Cops asked to probe cases in sensitive way

05 july 2017

Former director general of police and chairman of the Indian Police Foundation Prakash Singh on Friday stressed on the need to change the traditional methods of investigating crimes against women

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Call to focus on online threats to women

05 july 2017

Cops and civil society members called for greater effort to make Indian cities and towns safe for women.

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Indian Police Foundation calls for sensitive, humane policing

05 july 2017

The Indian Police Foundation has been holding a nation-wide series of stakeholder consultations for deeper understanding of ground-level issues faced by police

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