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    Workshop on Public Safety

    Validation Workshop on Public Safety Commission in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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    Workshop on Public Safety

    Validation Workshop on Public Safety Commissions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 

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    Commission of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) in Vienna, Austria

    Home Secretary of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa attends the 27th Session on the Commission of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) in Vienna, Austria

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    First Meeting of Technical Committee on Law & Order

    First Meeting of Technical Committee on Law & Order

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    Dialogue on Prosecution Guidelines

    Dialogue on Prosecution Guidelines to Achieve Ethical and Effective Gate Keeping

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    Chief Secretary first visit to the Home & TA Department

    On the eve of incumbent CS first visit to the H&TA Department on 22nd June 2018, Secretary H&TA apprised him on the law and order situation in the province & the reforms initiative being spearheaded by the department to bring peace and normalcy & sustainable development.

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    Public Safety Commission Report

    Happening now - under PACT, UNODC Pakistan and HTAKPK presenting findings of a Public Safety Commission Report to all stakeholders in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Thanks to EU Pakistan for making this initiative possible.

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    Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa visit

    Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa visits Election Coordination Cell 2018 Home & TAs Department

Introduction

The Home and Tribal Affairs Department occupies a central position regarding law and order issues of the Province. It is a prime policy making organization when it comes to Peace Building and Rule of Law. Police and civil administration at divisional and district level are the implementing arms of Home department. Historically, Home and Tribal Affairs department has played a strategically important role in maintaining law and order and giving policy directions to its implementing arms. The role and importance of Home Department had increased manifold especially after the former USSR invasion of Afghanistan. The Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa remained a front line corridor in USSR-Afghan War for resisting the forces. Home department had to deal with the influx of millions of Afghan Refugees in the wake of Afghan Jihad. Such cross border migration have had socio-politico and economic repercussions for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Home department stood up with professional zeal to meet all those challenges in a befitting manner. Home department successfully managed the impacts of USSR troops withdrawal from Afghanistan.

POLICY OF HOME AND TRIBAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

  • To transform police force into effective and efficient force by equipping it with state of the art weapons and technology
  • To establish model police units with sophisticated investigation, forensic and community policing skills.
  • To strengthen the Prosecution Service on international standards.
  • To foster greater liaison through setting up of the Citizen Police Liaison Committee (CPLCs) in all major cities of the Province to increase interaction of the police and citizens and promote the concept of community policing
  • Introduction of new Prisons Management and Correctional Service
  • Introduction of efficient complaints management information regime
  • Increase the gender sensitivity by making police processes more women-friendly
  • To strengthen and integrate Public Safety and Police Complaints Commissions at provincial, regional and district level
  • Establish Citizen Police Liaison Committees