November 14, 2017
Crime statistics and solutions to deter it.
September 28, 2017
Why 87% Of Delhi Homes Start Worrying If Women Are Not Home By 9pm
This article on crime and safety in India looks at households’ perceptions of safety in the four cities and behavioural changes they may have adopted to keep themselves safe.
September 27, 2017
Why 92% Thefts In Indian Metros Are Not Reported
Only 6-8% of victims of theft in four major Indian cities lodged a first information report (FIR) with the police, according to a new study. The remaining 92-94% are not reflected in any official record.
August 14, 2017
Towards Building a People’s Police
Robert Peel laid the foundation for future police forces way back in 1829, which continues to guide them even now.
July 26, 2017
SATARC Survey helps decode Delhi's official crime figures
Safety Trends and Reporting of Crime (SATARC) Survey results bring to light the under-reporting of crime across the four cities surveyed, especially Delhi.
June 07, 2017
Smart Policing and Safer Streets Start With Better Data
Making a case for evidence-based policing.
April 20, 2017
Safety Trends and Reporting of Crime (SATARC)
A survey of 20,597 households across Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru
April 11, 2017
Budgeting For The Police
Higher allocations by themselves are not enough, the structure of budgetary allocations can have an impact on police performance.
October 07, 2016
For a True Picture of Crime and Public Safety
The article contends that data on reported crime is insufficient to gauge the law and order situation, and urges the use of Crime Victimisation Surveys to fill in the gaps
May 11, 2016
Delays at the Police
In this blogpost, Renuka Sane and Neha Sinha discuss why we need to look beyond statistics on pendency and disposal of cases, and instead measure the other steps along the way from crime to conviction. ...