The principal duty of the police is to maintain order and keep us safe. An integral responsibility that comes with that is the duty to apprehend individuals who are a threat to the peace of a community or whose actions adversely affect the safety of others. The process for criminal apprehension and crime investigation is diverse and exhaustive; we simplify the subject so that you can be aware and awakened.


The following sections of Arrest, Custody, Search and Bail will cover information on the procedures that the police must follow, what limitations they must work within, rights of the citizens and laws that govern every action that the police take in executing the investigation of criminal cases and apprehension of the culprits.


To begin with it is essential to know the two categories or types that crimes are segregated into in India. They are 'Cognisable' and 'Non-Cognisable'. 

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