Topic: case study
7) Police stations are more a demo of power center than service center. After getting into civil services, suppose you become Police head of a district. Analyze the steps which you will take to improve the image of the police service.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question is situation based and is more like a case study.
Key demand of the question:
One should explain the state of affairs with respect to the Police department in the country. And how as a part of the department you would make efforts to change the perception of the people.
Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
Start with the fact that police are the real guardians of our society.
Discuss why they are often blamed to be more of power centres than actually being guardians.
Explain what factors you will take into account to address the issues.
Discuss various steps such – addressing the citizen-police gap, gender gap in terms of number of police officials/personnel, sensitize people about the good that the police bring in the society to keep up the law and order situation etc.
Conclude with what more can be done to make Police a better governing agent in our systems.