Center Announces 162 New Medals For Crime Investigators In Police

Center Announces New Medals For Crime Investigators In Police
The Government has approved a proposal to institute the “Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Police Investigation” to promote high professional standards of Investigation of Crime in the State/UT Police and Central Investigating Agencies in the country. Officers from the rank of Sub-Inspector to Superintendent of Police are eligible.
Based on the average crime data for the last three years, a total of 162 medals will be awarded every year; of these,
137 will be for the States/UTs and
25 for the Central Investigating Agencies, — National Investigation Agency (NIA), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB). Distribution of medals among the States/UTs will be on the basis of average of IPC crimes registered by them and the crime data published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for the years 2013, 2014 & 2015.
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