65 police stations in Punjab selected for review
Jalandhar, Oct 26: As many as 65 police stations of Punjab will be visited by the general public and members of the Community Resource Centres(CRCs) to assess and review functioning of the police personnel under the Global Police Station Week beginning from October 29.
A police spokesman yesterday said that the step aimed at affective implementation of police reforms is being taken by about 20 countries, including India, Australia, Brazil, Belgium, Benin,Canada, Chile, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, Lativia, Liberia, Mexico, Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
In India, visits to police station would be organised in select police stations of Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Meghalaya and union territory of Chandigarh under the programme.
The police stations would be graded on the basis of quality of police station services, community access and detention conditions provided to women, dalits, minorities and other vulnerable sections.
On the basis of these assessments by the visiting groups the best judged police stations would be awarded certificates at country, South Asian regional and Global levels.