United States and Sindh Government launch New Criminal Law Textbook for Sindh Police under the Curriculum Development Program
Karachi, August 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): Consul General Rob Silberstein and the U.S. Embassy’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Director Dorothy Ngutter joined Inspector General of Sindh Police Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam for a ceremony launching a new Criminal Law Module textbook. The textbook is the latest in a series of training modules developed by the Sindh Police in partnership with INL through the Curriculum Development Program. The program is made possible by over 88 million rupees in funding from the Government of the United States.
The Curriculum Development Program is an INL-Sindh Police partnership launched in 2011 to revamp Sindh’s 25-year old training curriculum. The program is developing local training curriculum by Pakistan police for Pakistan police; developing master trainers; and incorporating the new modules at all Sindh Police training Institutions. Over 85,000 police officers have been trained to date on five completed modules- Basic Investigations, Human Rights, Advanced Investigations, Forensics Investigations, and Community Policing. The Criminal Law modules will soon be incorporated in police training colleges through Sindh.
In his remarks, Consul General Silberstein said “We recognize that the police serve on the front lines of Pakistan’s efforts to combat crime and terrorism, as well as to build a more secure, stable, and democratic, society.” INL Pakistan Director Ngutter said “it is notable that Sindh Police’s work on these modules has garnered admiration from Police Departments throughout Pakistan – there’s no greater compliment than having your fellow officers recognise the important achievement of the Sindh Police.”
On this occasion IGP Sindh Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam Said that Law Module will be translate in Urdu and Sindhi languages, which will be very help full for the trainees and specially for those who will be the part of investigation process in policing. He told about the topics covered criminal Law Module that is Crime and punishment, Element of Crime: Actus Reus, Element of Crime: Mens Rea, Abetment, Criminal Conspiracy, Offences against the state and public tranquillity, QATL, Hurt, Wrongful restraint, Wrongful confinement and assault, Kidnapping and abduction, Theft and Extortion, Robbery and Dacoity, Forgery, Offences relating to marriage, Anti-Terrorism Act-1997, Sindh Arms Act-2013 and control of Narcotics Substance Act-1997 etc. and others.
“Important for me is that to sit-down and pardon, what have we seen, how policing has been done and how policing should be done in time to come. Actually better service delivery to the public is something, which is very important part of the policing” He added. DIG Training address the welcome speech mean while retired IG Police Mohammad Akber told about his efforts regarding Criminal and Law Module writing. IGP Sindh Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam gives memorial shield on behalf of Sindh Police to Consul General Rob Silberstein, the Director (INL-P) Dorothy Ngutter and Retired IG Police Mohammad Akber.
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