Publications


December 04, 2019

MAHARASHTRA POLICE COMPLAINTS AUTHORITIES - A USER GUIDE (Marathi)

This User Guide explains the mandate of Police Complaints Authorities in Maharashtra and how to access them.

November 12, 2019

CHRI, CSNSR in Odisha launch new report on Crime and Policing

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and Centre for the Sustainable Use of Natural and Social Resources (CSNSR) have launched "The State of Crime and Policing in Odisha: Results of a Study Conducted in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur and Kandhamal​” on 7th November 2019 at the Press Club, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

August 06, 2019

Anusuchit Jati Janjati Kalyan Branch Madhya Pradesh Police

This report assesses the Anusuchit Jati JanJati Kalyan Branch (AJK) branch of the Madhya Pradesh Police that oversees police response to crimes against the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes in the state.

June 28, 2019

Maharashtra Police Complaints Authorities - A User Guide (Hindi)

This User Guide explains the mandate of Police Complaints Authorities in Maharashtra and how to access them.

April 26, 2019

Maharashtra Police Complaints Authorities - A User Guide (English)

This User Guide explains the mandate of Police Complaints Authorities in Maharashtra and how to access them.

March 28, 2019

Model Policy for Women in India

  Increasing the numbers and role of women in police has slowly, albeit firmly, gained policy recognition in India. Through several initiatives, the Government of India reiterates gender diversity in policing as an important measure for affording greater protection to, and preventing crimes against, women, and for “improving the image of the police...

March 08, 2019

CHRI's Audit of Delhi Police's All Woman Police Control Vans

On 9 September 2016, the Delhi Police rolled out a pilot project to operate five All Women Police Control Room (AWPCR) vans in Delhi. To assess their performance and impact, the Delhi Police commissioned the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) to conduct an independent audit of the AWPCR vans.

January 25, 2019

Muslim Voices:Perceptions of Policing in India

"The report documents the perceptions and experiences of Muslims of policing in India, and explores the extent to which Muslims perceive bias and discrimination by the police, in the context of local level realities and experiences. The report also contains insights from retired Muslim police officers based on their experiences from within the police.

December 04, 2018

101 things you wanted to know about the police but were too afraid to ask [Hindi] 2018

101 things you wanted to know about the police but were too afraid to ask [Hindi]

December 04, 2018

101 things you wanted to know about the police but were too afraid to ask [English] 2018

101 things you wanted to know about the police but were too afraid to ask