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During the British Rule in India, educated young men from learned and decent families used to take up the profession of policeman. There was a social status even for exams like ICS, since very few people had their BA degree completed at that time. Now, police departments are full of uneducated, lower-middle class and unsocial youths of infamous family background- they take up such profession as they have no other options to choose. Would that change the character of modern-day police force?

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Asked by morethanashilpa, 04 Sep '10 08:32 am
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Having a minimum education criteria for the police force would go a long way in cleaning up the mess. However it would remove the rot altogether. Whats needed is a separation of the police and the polity and urgent police reforms
Answered by Saj Sierra, 04 Sep '10 08:50 am

 
  
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The social circustances of the pre independence period and present time are entirely different. During the six decades of time many changes have taken place. We should move accoding to the wind and stream.
Answered by sudhakar kuruvada, 04 Sep '10 11:17 am

 
  
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Has to
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 04 Sep '10 09:59 am

 
  
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Yes are u are right in earlier days ppl studies for social status but now a days ppl study for money that is why ppl seeking biology and aspiring to be doctor is reducing but whereas young generation today wants quick money
Answered by Satya Pandey, 04 Sep '10 08:38 am

 
  
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Britishers were entrusting jobs only on basis fo family background and on pleasure,being impressed by the character of job seekers.All that is missing in present quota,meritless lot and currupt appraisal scene.
Answered by vishwabandhubajpai, 04 Sep '10 08:35 am

 
  
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