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  • Dubai police to collaborate with PITB on technology-based police reforms

    Dubai Metropolitan Police has expressed interest in Punjab Information Technology Board’s (PITB) crime mapping and integrated criminal records office systems, which have modus operandi-based search capabilities and an automated human resource management system that offers complete electronic records of profiles and posting histories of individual officers...

    Representatives of the Dubai police showed interest in such technology-based...

  • Protesters in US demand police reforms

    NEW YORK: Thousands of people marched on the streets from Baltimore, Boston, New York to Indianapolis and Washington DC on Wednesday to protest against the death of Freddie Gray and to demand reforms to police procedures...

    But while another night under curfew passed with no major disturbances, Baltimore officials are now trying to manage growing expectations they will immediately decide whether to prosecute six police officers...

  • Govt to give legal cover to police reforms: CM

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak said here on Monday that government would provide legal cover to the reforms, initiated in police department...

    Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Police School of Information Technology at Malik Saad Shaheed Police Lines, he said that government would enact necessary legislation to institutionalise police reforms...

  • Police reforms agenda

    THE police seek and preserve public favour not by catering to public opinion, but by constantly demonstrating absolute impartial service to the law...

    This was the key principle established by Sir Robert Peel in 1829 when he created the London Metropolitan Police...

  • KP govt asked to focus on police reforms

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a ceremony here on Tuesday urged the government to focus on reforms in police to make the force more people-friendly and remove the trust deficit between people and law enforcers in the province...

    They were addressing the opening ceremony of ‘Ulasi’ police project, an awareness and advocacy campaign undertaken by Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS)...

  • Reforms call for amendment to CrPC, increased police funding

    ISLAMABAD: A set of reforms has proposed that an FIR should not form the basis of an immediate arrest of those named in it in the absence of sufficient evidence to proceed against the suspect...

    The reforms were proposed to strengthen the rule of law and access to justice, and were shared with members of parliament and the media at a briefing session organised by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency...

  • 11 Fixit, PTI supporters agitating for ‘police reforms’ detained briefly

    KARACHI: Police on Sunday resorted to tear gas shelling, aerial firing, baton charge and use of a water cannon to disperse members of the ‘social movement’ popularly known as Fixit and workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-i- Insaf, who had gathered outside the Karachi Press Club to demand what they called police reforms...

    Several persons led by Fixit founder Alamgir Khan appeared outside the Karachi Press Club...

  • Police reforms may top PTI election campaign agenda

    ISLAMABAD: Critic­ising the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for police performance in Sindh and Punjab, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has insisted that the provinces should reform their policing system following Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s example...

    The police reforms introduced in KP have been the focus of Mr Khan’s speeches and conversations at all recent public meetings and press...

  • IG Imam orders preparation of draft for Sindh Police reforms

    Inspector General of Police Sindh Dr Syed Kaleem Imam on Thursday established a committee to prepare a draft of the Sindh police system on the pattern of Police Act-2002...

    This decision was taken in a high level meeting chaired by the provincial police chief at Central Police Office, which was attended by senior officials...

  • Steps to implement police reforms in Sindh ordered

    KARACHI: Inspector Gen­eral of Police Dr Syed Kaleem Imam on Monday called for taking immediate and concrete steps for imple­mentation of proposed police reforms, including devising a mechanism for redressing grievances of the people...

    The proposed reforms also include bringing an improve­ment in investigation of cas­es by enhancing capacity of investigating officers (IOs)...

  • Police reforms have reduced burden on courts: CJP

    LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khan Khosa on Saturday said that the reforms recently introduced in the police helped reduce burden on courts in terms of cases against non-registration of FIRs or police excesses...

    He said that during the last three months the police department had addressed 71,000 complaints of the citizens and redressed their grievances with respect to registration of FIRs...

  • IHC seeks explanation over delay in enforcing 2002 police reforms in capital

    Chief Justice Minallah asked the police, district administration and federal government to explain why police reforms could not be enforced in the federal capital even though the law had been promulgated some 18 years ago...

    The court framed six questions to be answered by these authorities, including why Police Order 2002 could not be implemented in Islamabad; why proper investigation training was not imparted to investigation...

  • ‘Pakistan needs to fast-track structural reforms’

    ISLAMABAD: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Escap) Executive Secretary Dr Shamshad Akhtar has said Pakistan needs to fast-track domestic structural reforms critical for regional trade and investment flows with a view to realise the full potential of regional cooperation initiatives...

    Speaking in Bangkok at a ceremony to mark Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day, which coincides with Escap’s 70th...

  • Pakistan needs more reforms for high growth: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: Emphasising that continued economic reform is essential to reach a high growth trajectory, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has asked Pakistan to address key constraints on growth since regulation remains burdensome, requiring more reforms to provide an enabling environment that promotes business and encourages investment...

    Higher growth in FY18 reflects accelerated infrastructure investment through the China-Pakistan...

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