Police Officer

  • 24 police officers shifted in Punjab July 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major reshuffle, Punjab government on Wednesday transferred 24 police officers, including eight from the IPS cadre, in the state. Among the transferred officers are eight of the IPS cadre and 16 from Punjab Police Service (PPS), a spokesman said. They included officers of IGP, DIG and AIG...
  • UP government asks district, police officers to be more responsive June 13, 2014

    Facing flak over poor law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday asked it officials to be more responsive and said they will be held accountable for any negligence in redressal of public grievance. "As per Chief Minister directions all district level officers will change the work...
  • Suspended police officer who killed wife, self blames ADG in suicide note February 25, 2014

    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 cited...
  • Watch: Police officers shown 'Super-Sexy CPR' ad while being trained in first aid February 20, 2014

    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 May 6, 2014

    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 to Singh,...
  • Will look into the matter raised by Kejriwal, says Shinde January 18, 2014

    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 January 10, 2014

    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 Shakurbad...
  • To fulfill ambition, man impersonates as cop, dupes 2 of Rs 1.6 lakh January 3, 2014

    A man has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a policeman and duping two people of Rs 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 SSP office in collectorate campus in Gorakhpur on Thursday, police said. Naresh Yadav of Khajani and...
  • National Police Academy set to have first woman boss December 27, 2013

    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 December 19, 2013

    Jharkhand Police on Wednesday ordered a probe into media pictures showing a police officer washing the feet of Lalu Prasad before the RJD chief went inside a temple while another policeman allegedly carried Lalu's slippers, a senior police officer said in Ranchi. "The probe has been ordered by the police headquarters after publication of photographs in newspapers,...
  • Delhi Police ASI hit by a bullet, in a critical condition August 1, 2013

    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 they...
  • Four police officers suspended for 'dishonouring' national flag July 27, 2013

    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 who were...
  • Police officers under scanner over stock broker's suicide July 3, 2013

    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 will...
  • Punjab Police officer suspended for misusing personnel June 29, 2013

    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 June 14, 2013

    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...
  • Meghalaya police officer Nurul Islam escapes from custody June 3, 2013

    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 police...
  • Body of slain Greyhounds officer brought to Andhra April 21, 2013

    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 brought...
  • US: Explosions, gunfire near Boston after policeman was killed at MIT April 19, 2013

    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 April 16, 2013

    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 with...
  • Women constitute only 5.33 pc of police forces March 31, 2013

    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 499...
  • Delhi: Woman police officer leads team to nab criminal March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Inspector Arti Sharma is not just another Delhi Police officer. Veteran of many an operation, on Wednesday, she became the first woman to lead an all-male team to nab a criminal wanted for murder in the national capital. Arti Sharma, 47, not only led the eight policemen to trap...
  • Congress attacks SP over killing of UP police officer March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday attacked Uttar Pradesh's Samajwadi Party government over the killing of a police officer, saying it indicated a poor law and order situation in the state. "It is very unfortunate that the law and order situation in UP is very bad. If a police officer is...
  • Police ID suspect killed during NY subway shooting January 5, 2013

    New York: Two police officers shot and wounded during a gun battle on a New York City subway train have been released from the hospital, as authorities identified the man who opened fire and was later killed. The subway shooting was the second of two Thursday involving New York City...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Policeman tries to rape girl December 31, 2012

    Jhansi: In another shocking incident, a policeman was arrested on Monday for allegedly trying to rape a girl in Mauranipur area here, police said. Om Tiwari, posted at Shivganj police outpost, entered the house of the girl when she was alone and allegedly tried to rape her, SSP K Angel...
  • Mumbai: Police van runs over and kills woman December 31, 2012

    Mumbai: An allegedly drunk policeman ran over a 22-year-old woman in Mumbai, who later succumbed to her injuries suffered during the accident on Monday. Family and friends of the woman have alleged the policeman driving the van was drunk while the police have said the officer was not responsible. ...
  • Women Help Desk at every police station in Cyberabad December 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: Cyberabad is all set to get a Women Help Desk at every police station from 2013, police said on Friday. "Deputy Commissioners of Police have been asked to create help desks for women at all the police stations to curb the crime against women," Police Commissioner Ch Dwarka Tirumala...
  • US: Police officers fatally shot outside market December 17, 2012

    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, and...
  • NY police officer charged with plan to cook, eat women October 26, 2012

    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 October 22, 2012

    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 when...
  • A complete makeover ordered for UP policemen June 24, 2012

    Lucknow: From monitoring bloating waistlines to logging on to Facebook to leveraging the benefits of IT, the 125,000-strong Uttar Pradesh Police, hitherto infamous for its acts of omission rather than commission, is attempting a complete makeover - on orders from the top. Senior officers have been asked to not only get...