Preamble

Recognizing that :

  • Need to preserve social order led to the emergence of Police as an instrument of social control.
  • Police in a democratic polity is an instrumentality of the rule of law.
  • Demands on Police for achieving quick results, while dealing with deviance and disorder, are common place.

This Citizen Charter seeks to create awareness about the :

  • People's rights and duties vis-a-vis Police.
  • Procedure prescribed by the rule of law in combating crime and criminals.
  • Constitutional and legal safeguards against arbitrary exercise of powers by Police.