Friends of Police

This movement aims to bring police and public close. Through this movement there will be free flow of information between the police and the public. It can be very helpful in creating channels for receiving the right information at the right time.

On the other hand, police will get the information of Public response on various issues that can bring about better crime control and law & order situations more so, to strengthen internal security of our country. In the recent incidents of terrorism in Mumbai, too, if the private security personnel were sensitized and trained as FOPs, it would act as a deterrent in high profile targets like hotels and other installations.

FOP is a Hearts and Minds strategy that makes all law-abiding citizens Friends of Police and virtual eyes and ears for the police.

On 12 June, 2009 CAPSI Governing Council meeting was held at New Delhi, which was attended by the Governing Council members and state conveners. Capt. Shibu Isaac represented TamilNadu & Pondicherry Chapter. Following this, was the meeting with Honorable President of India at Rashtriyapati Bhavan.

Ministry of Home Affairs has requested the DPRD to look in to the anomalies in PSAR Act 2008 and recommended the areas that require suitable amendments. This committee is headed by Dr. S P Vaidh from DPRD.