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POLICING THE POLICE

Title of the Book: POLICING THE POLICE
Name of the Author: PRAVEEN KUMAR
Address: GB, HAYES HALL, HAYES ROAD,
BANGALORE-560 025 (Karnataka, INDIA)

E-Mail:pr yvee n@ya ho o . co m / pryveen@gmail.com
Year of Publication: 2000
Phone: 080-41125309
Mobiles: 9901979567 / 9945336849
Subject: INDIAN POLICE AFTER INDEPENDENCE
Loving Dedication: PRATHEEK
BOOK REVIEWS
(POLICING THE POLICE)

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
society\u201d.

THE HINDU
Praveen Kumar is not only an upright police officer but also a poet and

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.

DECCAN HERALD

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 ASIAN AGE

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.

THE TIMES OF INDIA
A police officer unravels his profession.
INDIA TODAY

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.

THE HINDUSTAN TIMES
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Praveen Kumar is a senior Police Officer
with the Kamataka Police. Apart fromPol i ci ng
The Police, he has also authored and published
five volumes of verse \u2013 Love And Pride, Unknown Horizons and
Portraits Of Passion in English, Divya Belaku
andB havana in Kannada, and Policing For TheNew Age,
a treatise on the Police and Policing.
Born in Mangalore, Praveen Kumar
graduated in Science from St. Aloysius College,

Mangalore, going on to obtain a
post-graduate degree in Literature from Mysore
University. He also holds post-graduate

diplomas in Business Management and

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

literary programmes on Doordarshan - Kavi

Sammelana and Sanchaya and interviewed several
times by different TV channels as a Poet and Police
Officer.

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.

OTHER BOOKS BY PRAVEEN KUMAR
BHAVANA
(Poems In Kannada)

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

/OF POETRY IS THE WHOLE GAMUT OF HUMAN LIFE, ITS

CHARMS AND BEAUTY..... AND IS HIGHLY ENJOYABLE.....
THERE IS ALSO A BOUQUET OF THE ECSTATIC WORLD OF
LOVERS AND ROMANCE.

THE HINDU
DIVYA BELAKU
(Poems In Kannada)

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
Kannada).

DR. SHIVARAMA KARANTHA
PORTRAITS OF PASSION
(Poems In English)
PRAVEEN KUMAR IS A POET, A PROLIFIC WRITER

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