The Indian Police: A Critical Evaluation

Author:

Arvind Verma

Publisher:

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

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Publisher

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

Publication Year 2019
ISBN-13

9788189233242

ISBN-10 8189233246
Binding

Hardcover

Edition First
Number of Pages 267 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 22.5 X 14.5 X 2
Weight (grms) 498

This book undertakes historical and organizational analyses of the structure and culture of Indian police and outlines a reform process that is innovative, thought provoking and bold in its conceptualization. The author who served as an IPS officer in the killing fields of Bihar has been researching policing problems for many years. In his unique position of being both a practitioner and researcher he brings a fresh outlook to the policing issues of India. This book is must read for all those who are seeking ways to make policing relevant for the people of India.

Arvind Verma

Dr Arvind Verma was a member of the Indian Police Service (IPS) for several years and served in the Indian state of Bihar. He completed his doctorate from Simon Fraser University, Canada and at present he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University, Bloomington (USA). His research interests are in Policing; Criminal Justice Policy Issues, Research Methods, Mathematical Modeling, Fuzzy Logic and Geographical Information Systems. He served as the Managing Editor of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal for five years and was also a Consultant to the Bureau of Police Research and Development, Government of India. Currently, he is the Associate Director of India Studies at Indiana University and his books include Police Mission: Challenges and Responses [with Dilip Das] (Scarcrow Press 2003) and Organized Crime: A World Perspective [with Dilip Das and Jay Albanese] (Prentice Hall-2002).
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