WOMEN POLICE OFFICERS

  • National Police Academy set to have first woman boss December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: National Police Academy, the Hyderabadbased alma mater for IPS officers in the country, will soon get a woman chief for the first time in its history. Aruna Bahuguna, a 1979batch IPS officer, is tipped to be appointed as the new director of the 65yearold institution, also known as...
  • 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...
  • 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...