The news caption titled ‘With VRS, Assam packs off 300 alcoholic cops’ in The Times of India is a breath of fresh air. It is very common to notice that the Khaki force not only in Assam suffer the same syndrome but across states, case study Meghalaya we find that law enforcement is guided by autopilot during coal auction, illegal transportation or election related duties. Will the Home Minister take cue on this?
The iron fist approach by the Assam government can draw a pool of talented youngsters who are well versed with cryptanalysis,foreign language skills combine that with strong cultural connections.
Thoughtful leadership has to take the front seat in professional departments like policing where accountability or ownership of work would create trust amongst the people whom they promise to serve. Michael Sheehan, author of ‘Crush the Cell’ during his tenure as Deputy Commissioner for Counter-Terrorism at New York Police Department created a right unit not a massive size unit.
Laitkor Rngi, Shillong-10
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