About Community Policing
Community Policing is a strategy of policing that focuses on building ties and working closely with members of the communities. The main objective of community policing is to bring down the crime rates by improving public police partnership. It is aimed to solve local neighborhood problems by preventing and detecting crimes, restoring law and order and bringing down the crimes against women and weaker sections of the society. It further ensures proper coordination among various departments and agencies to ensure safety and security of the community.
The prime benefits of community policing includes:
- Improved immediate environment.
- Empowerment of communities and redressal of their grievances.
- Creation of positive attitude towards police
Police Specific advantages:
- Easy detection of crimes and effective patrolling
- Paves way for work satisfaction
- Improved police-community relationship
- Decrease in police citizen conflict
- Better flow of information between police and community.
As part of community policing , all SHOs in the district have adopted government schools and hostels in their respective jurisdiction with a spirit to actively involved in improving the study environment and the existing facilities of the school with the help of public private partnership. As part of the programme, the police officers visit the schools on a regular basis to elicit problems being faced by the students. They further try to resolve these by coordinating with different stakeholders. Moreover, regular interaction with students helps in bringing about the generational change in which public views Police department.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a campaign in India that aims to clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India's cities, smaller towns, and rural areas. The objectives of Swachh Bharat include eliminating open defecation through the construction of household-owned and community-owned toilets and establishing an accountable mechanism of monitoring toilet use.