Bagging the first Union Home Minister’s Trophy for Best Training Institution for Gazetted Officer for year 2014-15, the Raja Bahadur Venkata Rama Reddy Telangana State Police (RBVRR TSPA) proved to be the best of the best in the country.
According to reports, the TSPA has introduced three new papers for the forthcoming batch of sub-inspectors and other officials, namely, crime against women, children, SC/STs and minorities. It sounds like a new initiative that is definitely going to make a difference in understanding and dealing with crimes against the mentioned groups.
The Academy also trained 3,098 police officers and others in 2016.
Apart from the existing syllabus, the new papers also touch upon investigation of cyber crimes, economic offences and organised crimes, learning scenarios. New Indian Express reported Academy Director Ish Kumar giving these details about the new addition to the courses. The Telangana State Police Academy officers, both indoors and outdoors, have visited various training institutes in India, both state and central academies to learn the best practices to train themselves.
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A regional training conference was held at the academy which enrolled 54 participants from 18 state and central academies.
The Telangana State Police Academy conducted 107 training courses including workshops and seminars.
The name of the police academy was officially changed in July, 2014 after AP split into Telangana and AP. Raja Bahadur Venkata Rama Reddy, was the first Hindu to be ever appointed the kotwal of the state in the late 19th century when Nizams still ruled over the region. The post was usually only given to Muslims, until Reddy broke that ritual. The kotwal was supposedly one of the most powerful positions one could acquire under the Nizam’s rule.
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