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Police In Criminal Justice System In India

Abhijay Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, ICFAI Law School, The ICFAI University, Jaipur


Police plays a very important role in Criminal justice system across the world. Immediate help to the victim of the crime is the main purpose of the Police force. Not only immediate help, but also nabbing the accused of the crime, investigation of crime and set criminal justice system into motion is the main function of the Police. It is not wrong to say entire prosecution rest on the investigation and story told by the Police. If the Police are not vigilant and fair there will be collapse of the Criminal Justice System. This paper This paper will discuss about the role , responsibilities of Police in Criminal Justice System in India.

Keywords: Police, Power, Criminal Justice System


Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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