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State Security Commission: A study of police oversight in India

Mar 28, 2020 Download File

The State Security Commission is a mechanism recommended by the Supreme Court of India as part of a package of seven directives aimed at systemic police reform. The Commission was to act as a buffer between the political executive and the police, providing a legitimate paradigm for political interaction with, and control over, the police force. It was to represent a wide constituency – not just  the political leaders – with the mandate of developing policy and performance parameters for a more efficient and accountable police organization