February 04, 2021
Overview of expenditure on police | Union Budget 2021-22
For those uninitiated into the world of police budgets, we have put together a primer to understand the various aspects of police expenditure at the Union level.
January 28, 2021
Police Training and Motivation Perception Study
This project aims to highlight the recruits’ perceptions of the current state of police training practices at the Madhya Pradesh Police Academy in Bhopal and suggest improvements.
June 05, 2020
Covid is India’s big chance to fix police – from blunt force instrument to civilian service
The COVID-19 outbreak has provided an opportunity to reimagine police, which requires a focus on transformation of police-public relations and improving inter-agency coordination. Avanti Durani and Priya Vedavalli write in The Print about India...
November 16, 2018
SATARC: A Household Survey in Four Major Indian Cities
The inaugural National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) journal includes a chapter on SATARC, written by Assistant Director Neha Sinha and Senior Associate Avanti Durani
November 15, 2018
'Majority fear for those outside home after sunset'
Findings from IDFC Institute's SATARC survey are cited in this Deccan Herald article
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.
June 07, 2017
Smart Policing and Safer Streets Start With Better Data
Making a case for evidence-based policing.
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.