Chandigarh, Jan 25 (UNI) Deputy Inspector General of Haryana Police Rajbir Deswal, a noted police trainer and an eminent writer, has been awarded the prestigious President's Police Medal for Meritorious Services on the occasion of the Republic Day.
Mr Deswal, popular for his people-friendly approach in policing, has been recognized as National Police Trainer by the Bureau of Police Research and Development.
Mr Deswal is credited with having trained almost 500 middle-level officers in the country in fields like Hostage Negotiations, Critical Incident-cum-Disaster Management, Public Information Management, Community Policing, Communication Skills and Creative Writing.
Mr Deswal has been to the U.S.A. and U.K. on official assignments and has replicated foreign modules of the U.S. Anti-Terrrorist Assistance Programme besides U.K's Department for International Development in India.
He has won appreciation from the Human Rights Commission of India on the concept of social policing. He has written four widely acclaimed books and has penned more than 500 articles in leading national dailies besides writing nearly half a dozen regular columns.
He is member of the Haryana Sahitya Academy and is regularly invited as guest faculty by various universities and academies in this country, an official release said here.
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