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Shifting Police Paradigms

o Shruthi R P
o Shruthi B K
o Krishna Chaitanya M V
o Franco Chirayath
o Nithin Prasad R S

 Trichy, city with good
infrastructure. [commercial centre & industrial
town : mixture of all communities]
 24 lakhs population : 7000 policemen :
2600 constables
 Vision - contention of crime and terror.
 Mission – civic issues & public support

Impact of Crime and Terrorism,
 On India [outnumbered sufferers and death, very
little preventive measures taken]
 On Trichy [disturbed by violence. Peace and
security was threatened]
 Hotbed. [communal riots, gang wars, wide spread
 Attacks on police and politicians.
 Police system was mere effective.

 Intelligence failure. [polarized police
force and alienated communities]
 Human intelligence
 Non-human intelligence

 Public and police relationship
was low. [loss of trust, hope & respect]
 Corruption. [bribe and bullying of poor and weak]
 Shirking. [moving away from performing duty]
Mr. J K Tripathy IPS [1985

 A newly appointed police
commissioner in Trichy. [had to analyze and
act to situation within stipulated time]
 A man with a mission. [needed to bring in or
regenerate various missing elements together against crime]
 Initiator of CPM & BOS. [Community Policing
Model and Beat Officer System]

 To get intelligence back in full fledge.
[gather stupendous information's]
 Improvise Public-police relations. [remove
colonial rule & both work together with trust, support and harmony]
 Ownership. [a development step against crime and terror,
purpose first than department first]
 Delegate leadership. [bring leaders among the
police & public to lead against crime]
 Decision making & accounting for
decisions. [take corrective steps and be responsible on the

 Community policing model. [power
from public support than from constitution]
 Beat officer system. [shift wise
functioning of a group of 4 members]
 Wide area network. [public awareness
through mass media, mobile, complaint box]
 Civic issues. [working for betterment of the all
class of society]
 Push pull method. [initiate leadership
qualities and make responsible for accounting]

 Management concepts. [effectiveness, motivation
& efficiency of police system]
 Problem identification. [analysis and curiosity]
 Management functions. [Planning, Organising,
Leading, Decision making, Controlling]
 Problem solving. [fayol’s principles] [reinstating law &
order, public trust and support]
 Focus on local problem solving,
developmental and welfare activities,
preventive education and
 Developing good relations with the

 Positive results.
 Tangible - substantial fall in crime. [a 40%
reduction, police system was very efficient & effective]
 Intangible - no additional investment
done. [only best 260 out of 2600 police men were used]
 Rapport with public and police. [led to
greater transparency, accountability and responsibility]
 Police-Public developed management
skills. [to take responsibilities, organizing, planning, leading &