The police are as much part of the collective our as are other people of this country. It is time we own each other.
Afzal Ali has served as Sindh IGP during the early 1990s. He has also headed the Frontier Constabulary, remained commandant of the NPA and served as...
Mob violence over the years has raised questions about the capacity of the police force to deal with it
Successive governments have been promising the public a change in the policing culture
Police across the country are highly under-resourced
There is a tug of war going on over the control of the police between the administrative and police services
So far 24 commissions have been formed to introduce police reforms in the country but the objective has not been achieved
The support mechanisms available to people suffering from mental problems are very limited
A tremendous change in prevalent social attitudes is required to de-stigmatise mental illnesses
A conversation is needed on access to mental health services but considering the scarcity of data on mental illnesses in Pakistan, it is a difficult...