Rapid Action Force
Rapid Action Force (RAF) is an integral part of the Central Reserve Police Force. With 10 battalions it has been conceived in 1992 as a specially trained and equipped to be an effective strike force mainly to tackle communal riots and riot-like situations. Unlike the conventional force of law and order, the RAF in addition to its law enforcing role has got post-riot role in rescue and relief.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy
The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy is the premier police training institutions in the country which imparts basic as well as in-service training to Indian Police Service (IPS) officers. Established in 1948 at Mount Abu, Rajasthan, the Academy was shifted to Hyderabad in 1975. The Academy also promotes study and research on police-related topics.
Sashastra Seema Bal
Special Service Bureau (SSB) was set up in the early 1963 under Cabinet Secretariat in the wake of India China conflict of 1962 to build peoples' morale and inculcate spirit of resistance in the border population against threats of subversion, infiltration and sabotage from across the border. It is now under the administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs with effect from 15 January 2001 and assigned the responsibility to guard along the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan Borders. Name of SSB has been changed as"Sashastra Seema Bal" from 15 December 2003. For its dedicated and distinguished service, SSB was presented President's Colours in March 2004.
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