An effective model for police accountability includes oversight by:
democratically elected representatives (in national parliaments if police are structured at the national level, in the state legislatures if police are organised at the state level, and in local councils if policing is organised at the local... Read More
Status of Implementation of SC Directions ... Read More
Police Personnel Details
A significant gap exists between police personnel who are sanctioned for posts and the actual strength of police officers working in those posts. According to the Praja report on the state of police and law and order in Mumbai, as of March 2017,... Read More
Crimes in your region versus the Questions your MLAs are asking on them!
Do you think the MLAs from your regions are asking the big questions with regard to crimes in your area?
Crime Statistics - Crimes Against Women
Crime against women in Mumbai have increased since... Read More
Crime Statistics - Crimes Against Children
According to the NCRB data, in 2016 there were 3,400 total incidences of crimes against children in Mumbai with a total of 3,568 victims. This makes up 5.8% of the total crimes reported in Mumbai, and 3.2% of all... Read More
URGENT PRESS STATEMENT
MAHARASHTRA GOVT. SHOULD NOT ASSAULT PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY: CHRI & PRW
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative and Police Reforms Watch (PRW), Mumbai note with consternation the Maharashtra government’s decision to make certain amendments to the Code of Criminal Procedure which will make prosecuting corruption and... Read More
Despite all the odds, he never backed out from discharging his duty.
Salman Hit & Run Case: Will Ravindra Patil get justice?
Thursday, 7 May 2015 - 7:30am IST | Agency: dna | From the print edition
Nikhil S Dixit
A young boy from Satara, Patil joined the Mumbai... Read More
Needed: A system that breeds cops, not toadies
By Maja Daruwala |
On May 2, a policeman murdered his superior, wounded another and then shot himself — all this over being disciplined for taking leave.
This is not just a tragedy for the families, but yet another moment... Read More
Mumbai Police's Social Media Monitoring Lab secretive and acting illegally?
By Saurav Datta |Posted 24-Mar-2015
“We shall only monitor, not censor. Our aim is to bridge the gap between the public’s expectations and delivery of police services, and maintain public order.” On 17 March 2013, when Satyapal... Read More