Depoliticisation, fiscal autonomy can improve police

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Depoliticisation, fiscal autonomy can improve police

What’s the role of the police in a community? Is it to serve the citizens by ensuring their security or to maintain public order by coercive power?

 Lawyers, human rights activists, journalists and citizen-based groups deliberated over these vital questions on Monday in a seminar where they presented a draft of the Sindh Police Act 2014, a preliminary dossier based on the aspirations of the citizens in the province and drafted by legal experts. 

The event was organised by the Pakistan Forum on Democratic Policing, a consortium of civil rights groups working to improve community governance.

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