Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)
Police training schools in the Madras presidency
Author(s): Dr. B Roja
Abstract: The British government had appointed a number of police commissions to increase the efficiency of the police force in the erstwhile Madras Presidency. According to their recommendations there were a number of Acts enacted to organize proficient police force to deal with natives to maintain law and order especially during the freedom struggle. Well equipped police training schools were established to train the police for the prevention and detection of the crime and to maintain public order. The police were trained both physically and mentally with the scientific and modern methods. This research paper is analyzed in historical perspective with the help of archival sources both primary and secondary source material such as crime reports, administrative reports and other published books.