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Dr. Vineet Kapoor, IPS

Honorary Professor

Vineet Kapoor is an Indian Police Service Officer belonging to Madhya Pradesh Cadre. He has expertise in Police Training , Police Research and Development and Police Reforms. He specializes in Human Rights Based Approach to Policing, Community Policing, Anti Prejudice based Multicultural Police Standard setting, Training Design and Training Needs Analysis, Behavioural and Attitudinal Orientation in Policing, Action Research on Police, Police Ethics and Accountability and Victim Centric Policing related to security of women, children and socially excluded sections of society. He has worked in several police jurisdiction in India and abroad including UN police and has been attached with universities and think tanks as a senior research fellow. He has done a PHD in Police Training Culture and Organizational Development from Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai, an MA in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from University of Essex UK and another MA in Development Geography from Delhi School of Economics Delhi University. He has been a British Chevening Human Rights Scholar in the UK, a Visiting Fellow at the Human Rights Center London School of Economics and a UGC –JRF scholar at the Delhi School of Economics. Vineet has been a senior research fellow at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville and is associated with its Democracy Initiative and CLEAR Lab  for Ethics, Accountability and Rule of Law.

Vineet is currently serving as the Deputy Director of MP Police Academy in India and has worked as field level police commander at number of districts in being incharge of all aspects of operational policing. He has a long association with police training and research and has headed many training institutions in India and UN Civilian police jurisdictions. He has been the principle advisor of the Police Research and Policy Cell of the MP Police; promoting action based police research through collaborations with national and international research institutions. He is a national resource person in Police Training and Research and a member of the National Police Mission with the Bureau of Police Research & Development – Ministry of Home Affairs Govt of India. Vineet has served at the UN Peace Keeping Mission in Kosovo and has been master trainer and a member of the UN Doctrinal Development Group for the UN Department for Peace Keeping Operations, being responsible for developing doctrines and standard operating procedures for Depart of Peace Keeping Operations. Vineet has a number of research papers published in national and international journals on Criminal Justice, Policing and Law Enforcement Policy. He has been involved with many innovations at field policing in the areas of community policing, gender based police reforms and victim oriented policing practices.