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Main aim of Foundation for Police Research (FPR) is to carry out various research studies for police reforms, police modernizations , helping in establishing better and healthy relations between Public and Police, advising and recommending various latest equipments and technologies for combating new generation crimes, maintaining peace and tranquility through internal security and transnational relationships through external understanding. Thus enriching the nation and abroad helping to boost the research activity and probable solution. The Trust will be engaged with literally activity and maintain intercontinental relationship through it's literally and cultural activities. The Trust will maintain liaison with inter and intra governmental and non-governmental activity in relation to justice system of the country and abroad.

Foundation for Police Research has adequate resources and expertise with team of dedicated researchers who are constantly working on wide variety of policing areas.

All activities of FPR is guided, mentored and motivated by a Steering Council, which comprises eminent personalities from Police organization, Criminal justice system, administration and academic institutions. Steering Council comprises..

Steering Council is a top level body which guides and stimulates overall functioning of Foundation. Steering Council consist of veteran and serving police officers and researchers who have spent their life in working for the betterment of policing in India and abroad. Steering Council has a global vision and a mandate for creating a positive policing in the society. Steering Council also assists in translating the research findings into practice with its various recommendations.


Shri Shanker Sen, IPS (Retd.)

Shri Shanker Sen, IPS(Retd.)

Shri Shanker Sen, IPS (Retd.) President, Association of Retired Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) Officers and Former Director, National Police Academy, Hyderabad. Consultant in Institute of Social Science, New Delhi.


Shri Jyotiswaroop Pandey, IPS (Retd.)

Shri Jyotiswaroop Pandey, IPS(Retd.)

Shri Jyotiswaroop Pandey, Former DGP (Uttarakhand) and Former Member of Police Reform Commission, Uttarakhand. Shri J Pandey Joined the Indian Police Services in the year 1976 and has served in Uttar Pradesh in Anti Corruption, Vigilance, and Criminal Investigations branches including CBI. He has also served SSB, Home Department of UP. He was decorated with the President’s Police both meritorious and distinguished services.


Smt. R Shreelekha (IPS)

Smt. R Shreelekha(IPS)

She is the First Lady IPS officer in the state of Kerala and currently serving as Transport Commissioner of Kerala. She worked as Superintendent of Police in three districts, in Police Head Quarters and in Central Bureau of Investigation from where she got promoted as Deputy Inspector General of Police. She worked in Crime Branch, Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau and in Central Range as DIG. On promotion as additional Director General of Police she worked as officer-in-charge of offences relating to atrocities against women and children and anti- corruption. She also did additional duties as ADGP traffic, administration and training. She was awarded the Police Medal for Meritorious Services in 2004, President's Medal for Distinguished Services in 2012.


Prof. (Dr.) John Winterdyke

Dr. John Winterdyke

John Winterdyk is a Full Professor in the Department of Economics, Justice and Policy Studies at Mount Royal University in Calgary (Alberta, Canada). In 1988 he became the first student to graduate with a Ph.D. in Criminology from the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada). Upon graduating he joined the Department of Justice Studies at Mount Royal College (University since 2009). From 2006 to 2009, he served as the Department Chair before becoming the first Director of Mount Royal’s Centre of Criminology and Justice Research. He served as its Director from 2010-2012. In 2009 he was the recipient of the first Distinguished Faculty award and in 2008 the recipient of the Distinguished Team award. John currently holds adjunct positions at: St. Thomas University in Fredericton (New Brunswick, Canada), the University of Regina (Saskatchewan, Canada), and the Polytechnic of Namibia in Windhoek (Namibia). He has published extensively in the areas of youth justice, human trafficking, crime prevention, international criminal justice, and on various criminological issues. He has authored or edited more than 28 academic books and (co)authored several dozen peer reviewed articles. He has also served as a guest editor for three international peer-reviewed journals, including a special issue for the International Criminal Justice Review on the theme of genocide and a special issue for the European Journal of Criminology on human trafficking. He also sits on a number of international advisory boards. In his spare time John is an avid cyclist.


Dr. Tapan Chakraborty

Dr. Tapan Chakraborty

Dr. Tapan Chakraborty was superannuated (2013) as Dy. Director (Research) from Bureau of Police Research and Development(BPR&D), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. He published at least 30 books, research papers from India and abroad and number of articles in different Police Journals. He was awarded with certificate of appreciations from Directors General Police of BPR&D and best Researcher certificate. He was ornamented with President of India Police Medal for Meritorious Service and Pandit Govind Bhallav Pant Award for writing book on Hindi. He is a guest lecturer in reputed Universities and Institutions like IIT, Bombay, Delhi University, Madras University, KITT University, Amity University, Bundelkhand University, North Bengal university National Institute of Forensic sciences etc.. He is also Member of different national organizations and invited in TV talk shows.I am playing Indian Classical Instrument (Sitar).