Police Current Affairs, GK & News

Child-friendly Police Station: Key Facts

“Child-friendly” police station was recently established in Pune as per the guidelines provided by the National Commissioner for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). This police station will work towards character building among children and will also create perception that police are not enemies but friends of people. It aims to prevent juvenile crimes and ensure ..

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Operation Muskaan launched

On July 14, 2020, Operation Muskaan was launched in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Highlights The operation aims at tracing missing children, prevent child labour and bonded child labour and rescue children engaged as domestic helps. Operation Muskaan The operation is conducted by the police of Andhra Pradesh. Police force was joined by Juvenile Welfare, ..

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Police Use of Facial Recognition banned by Amazon

On June 11, 2020, the E-Commerce giant Amazon banned the use of its software “Rekognition” by the police. The software used to quickly compare a picture with the police data bases that holds hundreds of 1000s of photos. Why the ban? The facial recognition technology has been criticized over some time. This is mainly because, ..

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Facts Box: Spandan Campaign of Chhattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh Government recently launched Spandan Campaign. The campaign aimed to contain fratricide and suicide involving police personnel. Highlights Under the campaign, the superintendents of police associated with the Chhattisgarh Government will start a parade in their districts every Friday. After the event, the grievances of the personnel are to be addressed. Also, the campaign ..

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MP, the First State to launch innovative Scheme “FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana”

On May 11, 2020, the Madhya Pradesh Government has launched “FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana”. Highlights The scheme has been launched in 23 police stations as a pilot project. This includes both rural and urban areas. Features of the scheme Under the scheme, a person need not go to the police station to dodge a complaint. ..

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