Title of the Book: POLICING THE POLICE
Name of the Author: PRAVEEN KUMAR
Address: GB, HAYES HALL, HAYES ROAD,
BANGALORE-560 025 (Karnataka, INDIA)
A POLICE officer and a prolific writer, Praveen Kumar, has published
another anthology \u2026\u2026\u2026.in the form of this book.\u2026\u2026\u2026 "Policing the police"
acquires more relevance today in the context of the criminalisation of
not just politics, but of the services as well\u2026\u2026\u2026.Coming as a sequel to
his earlier book Policing for the New Age, the author chooses to
describe policemen as "social doctors" and policing as a "surgical
operation to systematically remove cancerous growths from the body of
a prolific writer.\u2026\u2026..Policing the Police\u2014an analytical Study of the
philosophy and field dynamics of the policing in practice highlight
various problem areas including defective selection and
recruitment,unsound training and unhealthy job culture and identifies
likely solutions for its redemption.
Praveen Kumar gives an insight into the Indian police set-up and
analyses the problems of the department, with interesting illustrations
from the field. Mr Kumar's book is a departure from the routine, where
he not only analyses the problems, but also suggests solutions.
The author expresses concern over sycophants climbing the ladder and
reaching the top to hold the reins and guide the destiny of the police.
The result \u2014 a spiritless culture created by incompetent
leaders\u2026\u2026.Policing the police involves self-policing. Through the book,
the author has made an honest effort to throw some light on the state of
affairs of Indian police.
Policing with a cause. Policing The Police by Praveen Kumar.\u2026\u2026.delves
deeply on this core aspect of policing and lays bare the Indian Police
setup, sheath by sheath\u2026\u2026\u2026He interprets police and policing through the
prism of a poet\u2019s sensibilities.
Mangalore, going on to obtain a
post-graduate degree in Literature from Mysore
University. He also holds post-graduate
Cooperation. In his student days he was also a
prize-winning orator and writer and shares an
active interest in interior decoration with his
wife, Smt. Jayashree. He has also appeared on
Sammelana and Sanchaya and interviewed several
times by different TV channels as a Poet and Police
Stemming from his varied academic
background, are the lively far-ranging Interests
that have impelled him to write on subjects as
diverse as police procedure and poetry, striking
the perfect balance between the pursuance of
vocation and avocation.
THE WORK IS A BUNCH OF LILTING POEMS IN EASY, INTIMATE
AND COSY KANNADA. THEY ARE THE REVERIES OF A TRAINED
AND CRITICAL MIND OF A MATURE POET WITH AN OBSERVING
AND PENETRATING EYE AND SHARP SENSITIVITY TO THE
WORLD AROUND.......THE CANVAS FOR HIS 62 SHORT PIECES
CHARMS AND BEAUTY..... AND IS HIGHLY ENJOYABLE.....
THERE IS ALSO A BOUQUET OF THE ECSTATIC WORLD OF
LOVERS AND ROMANCE.
METAPHORS AND WORLD IMAGERIES, REPLETE WITH RHYME
AND RHYTHMIC FELICITY HERE FILL AND SPILL IN ALL
DIRECTIONS; THEY FLY, FLOAT AND DANCE AND ULTIMATELY
GO STILL TO ECHO WITHIN TIME AND AGAIN (Translated from
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