Report No. 152
13.4. Reports of Police Commission.-
The Indian police today finds itself handicapped not only in its numerical strength but also in its adequate infrastructure facilities like modern weaponry, equipment, communication network and more importantly need based training which is of paramount importance to make it efficient and effective instrument of law enforcement.
The National Police Commission has gone into the whole range of problems of police administration and it has made several reports for reform in the police organization. In one of its reports, the Police Commission (January 1980) emphasized the need to modernize the method of investigation by harnessing science and technology to aid efficient police performance. It also made recommendation for improved facilities for communication, transport, computerized study and assistance from forensic science.
The recommendations highlighted the establishment of more Central Forensic Science Laboratories and Medical Examination Laboratories, State Handwriting Bureaus and Regional Laboratories to handle certain types of cases which frequently arise in the normal crime work of the state. It also recommended for the constitution of Central