Police Officers

  • Suspended police officer who killed wife, self blames ADG in suicide note 25-02-2014 11:37 AM

    A police officer, who was suspended on Monday after a verbal spat with a local court judge, allegedly shot dead his wife and left two of his children injured before committing suicide by shooting himself in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. In a suicide note recovered, the police officer...
  • Watch: Police officers shown 'Super-Sexy CPR' ad while being trained in first aid 20-02-2014 03:17 PM

    Senior police officers had to apologise after officers were shown a steamy lingerie ad featuring scantily-clad models during a session on first aid. Spanish cops were in to learn a few resuscitation techniques when they saw the clip of a hot blonde performing mouth-to-mouth on another model. The racy video,...
  • Civil servants quit their jobs to fight Lok Sabha polls 19-02-2014 02:22 PM

    Politics seems to be attracting several bureaucrats and police officers in Jharkhand. Many Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) officials have quit their jobs in the last few months to join politics. Vimal Kriti Singh, a principal secretary rank official, has applied for voluntary retirement. Sources close...
  • Will look into the matter raised by Kejriwal, says Shinde 18-01-2014 02:47 PM

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that he will look into the matter raised by the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government. He said, "This is a matter between the Lieutenant Governor and the Delhi chief minister. Since the complaint has been brought to me, I will look into it." Chief...
  • Mob assault police officer, burn vehicle after custodial death 10-01-2014 02:26 PM

    A man on Friday died under mysterious circumstances in police custody sparking off a massive protest by villagers who assaulted a cop before torching a vehicle at Shakurabad police station in Bihar's Jehanabad district, police said. Protesting the death of Devaki Chaudhary (70), a mob from Gagankura village barged into...
  • To fulfill ambition, man impersonates as cop, dupes 2 of Rs 1.6 lakh 03-01-2014 10:07 AM

    A man has been arrested forallegedly impersonating a policeman and duping two people ofRs 1.6 lakh on the pretext of getting them a job in Railways,police said on Friday. Ravindra Yadav alias Pawan Yadav was nabbed near SSPoffice in collectorate campus in Gorakhpur on Thursday, police said.Naresh Yadav of Khajani...
  • National Police Academy set to have first woman boss 27-12-2013 02:45 PM

    New Delhi: National Police Academy, the Hyderabad-based alma mater for IPS officers in the country, will soon get a woman chief for the first time in its history. Aruna Bahuguna, a 1979-batch IPS officer, is tipped to be appointed as the new director of the 65-year-old institution, also known as...
  • Police officers wash Lalu's feet, carry his slippers, probe ordered 19-12-2013 12:05 AM

    Jharkhand Police on Wednesday ordered aprobe into media pictures showing a police officer washing thefeet of Lalu Prasad before the RJD chiefwent inside a templewhile another policeman allegedly carried Lalu's slippers, asenior police officer said in Ranchi. "The probe has been ordered by the police headquartersafter publication of photographs in...
  • Delhi Police ASI hit by a bullet, in a critical condition 01-08-2013 02:40 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi Police assistant sub-inspector was hit by a bullet in the hand at police lines in central Delhi Wednesday evening, an official said. "Padma Ram was spotted in a pool of blood by another policeman in the security line around 7 p.m.," said a police officer, adding...
  • Four police officers suspended for 'dishonouring' national flag 27-07-2013 12:54 AM

    Four police officers were suspended on Friday for dishonouring national flag at Kolkata Police headquarters Kolkata, a senior police officer said. Four assistant sub-inspectors of Kolkata's police armed battalion were suspended for dishonouring the national flag, he said. The national flag got torn due to some reason and the officers...
  • Police officers under scanner over stock broker's suicide 03-07-2013 05:55 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday ordered a probe into a claim in a suicide note allegedly written by a stock broker that he was taking his life due to harassment by two police officers to pay Rs 7 crore. "The CID (Criminal Investigation Department) will investigate and action...
  • Punjab Police officer suspended for misusing personnel 29-06-2013 04:33 AM

    Chandigarh: A senior officer of the Punjab Police was on Friday suspended from duty after being caught misusing police personnel and vehicles for construction work at his private farmhouse in Jalandhar district, police said. Punjab Police chief has placed Kulwinder Singh, commandant 80th Battalion of the Punjab Armed Police (PAP)...
  • Delhi Police short of 2,500 lady officers 14-06-2013 09:52 AM

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of rising crimes against women, some startling facts have emerged. There's a shortfall of 2,500 lady officers in the Delhi Police. With less than ideal working conditions, even serving women officers are struggling to make a difference. "I leave every morning at 8. I never...
  • Meghalaya police officer Nurul Islam escapes from custody 03-06-2013 05:34 AM

    Shillong: A police officer arrested for raping two minor girls escaped from police custody in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district on Sunday, a district official said. "Nurul Islam, who was in charge of the Ampati police station, and was arrested yesterday (Saturday) on charges of raping two sisters, escaped from...
  • Body of slain Greyhounds officer brought to Andhra 21-04-2013 02:59 AM

    Hyderabad: The body of a Andhra Pradesh Police officer killed by Maoists in the forests of Chhattisgarh following a gunfight on Tuesday was brought to the state's Khammam district on Saturday night. The body of Vara Prasad, reserve inspector of Greyhounds, the elite anti-Maoist force of Andhra Pradesh Police was...
  • US: Explosions, gunfire near Boston after policeman was killed at MIT 19-04-2013 11:34 AM

    Watertown: There were reports of gunfire and explosions as a manhunt was on for the killer of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer in the Watertown area near Boston in the United States early on Friday morning. A massive police operation was on in the area following the reports...
  • Mumbai: Missing policeman found trapped in office lift 16-04-2013 05:02 PM

    Mumbai: A police officer who went missing on Saturday was found trapped in a lift, which went out of service, for over 40 hours at his office building in south Mumbai. He was rushed to a nearby hospital in a weak and delirious state. Inspector Suresh Sonawane (46), an officer...
  • Women constitute only 5.33 pc of police forces 31-03-2013 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: The country has just 5.33 per cent women in police forces despite growing demands for more representation in law enforcement agencies. According to Home Ministry statistics, out of 15,85,117 personnel working in state police forces, only 84,479 or just 5.33 per cent are women. Besides, there are just...
  • Mumbai: Police van runs over and kills woman 31-12-2012 09:21 PM

    An allegedly drunk policeman ran over a 22-year-old woman in Mumbai, who later succumbed to her injuries. ...
  • US: Police officers fatally shot outside market 17-12-2012 12:43 PM

    Topeka: Two Kansas police officers were shot outside a grocery store while responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle and died later at a hospital, authorities said. Topeka Police Chief Ronald Miller called the shootings of Cpl David Gogian and Officer Jeff Atherly "unspeakable." He said both Gogian, 50,...
  • NY police officer charged with plan to cook, eat women 26-10-2012 02:57 AM

    New York: A New York City police officer was charged on Thursday with conspiring to kidnap, torture, cook and eat women whose names he kept in a list on his computer. Gilberto Valle III, 28, of Forest Hills, Queens, was arrested on Wednesday by the FBI, a spokesman for the...
  • Mumbai: Seven arrested for assaulting woman police officer 22-10-2012 06:38 PM

    Thane: A woman police officer was allegedly beaten up at Virar police station on Monday while she was registering a case against a young boy for suspected kidnap of a minor girl and seven persons were arrested for the attack. Assistant Police Inspector PB Muthe sustained injuries in her ear...
  • British cops sacked for comments on Facebook 31-12-2011 11:43 AM

    London: At least two police officers in Britain were sacked while disciplinary action has been taken against 150 others for posting inappropriate photos or comments that included racist language on social network Facebook. Seven police officers resigned in the last four years following complaints over their use of the website,...
  • Virginia Tech shooter killed himself: Police 10-12-2011 12:26 AM

    Blackburg: A man who fatally shot a Virginia Tech police officer on Thursday apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Virginia State police said on Friday. The incident prompted a lockdown of the campus on Thursday and revived memories of a gunman's 2007 rampage that left 33 people dead in...
  • UP govt transfers 'mentally unstable' senior cop 19-11-2011 10:42 AM

    Lucknow: Exactly two weeks after he was declared "mentally unstable" when he openly lambasted the state government for alleged corruption, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred deputy inspector general of police (DIG) DD Misra to the state Anti-Corruption Bureau. An order to this effect was issued by the state...