SMART Policing
Internal Security

India needs ‘SMART’ Policing?

The past decade has witnessed a steep rise in crime statistics in India. As per the data of the National Crime Resource Bureau, cognizable crimes under the Indian Penal Code have shot up from 18,78,293 from 29,49,400 a drastic increase of 63% and cognizable crimes under the Special and Local Laws have gone up from 32,24,167 to 43,76,699 an increase of 73%. To understand the reason behind it, it is important to look into the two facets of criminal justice: police and the judiciary.