National Conference on ‘Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails

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News:The Bureau of Police Research and Development(BPR&D) is organizing a National Conference on ‘Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails: Vulnerability of Inmates and Jail Staff and their Protection’.

Facts:

The conference will focus on the following issues:

  • To understand various criminal activities at individual and gang level and considers safety measures for vulnerable inmates and jail staff.
  • To understand various facets of radicalization in prison and suggest measures for counter radicalization.
  • To analyse and formulate the security and protection standards for prison staff.
  • To provide an interdisciplinary platform for correctional personnel to exchange and share their experiences on prison reforms.

Additional information:

About BPR&D:

  • BPR&D was established in 1970 with the objective of the modernisation of police forces.It is nodal national police organisation to study,research and develop on subjects and issues related to policing.
  • BPR&D functions under the aegis of Union Home Ministry.It is headquartered in New Delhi.Since its  formation,it has evolved as a multifaceted, consultancy organisation.
  • At present it has 4 divisions which are (a)Research (b)Development, (c)Training and (d)Correctional Administration.