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In this page you can read about Janamaithri publications, articles, magazines
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  • Journal
  • Varthapathrika
  • Almanac
  • Compendium
  • Jagratha nirdeshangal
  • Study Reports

Janamaithri Journal

'Janamaithri'- A Journal of Democratic Policing is published bi-annually in January and July every year by the Community Police Research Centre, Kerala Police, Police Headquarters, Kerala, SIndia. The Community Police Research Centre, is a research arm of Kerala Police, fully funded by the Government of Kerala, which by establishing deep rooted collaborations with academia, and civil society, aims at breaking new ground, in developing cutting edge practices for Policing in democratic societies, particularly in the developing world.



'Janamaithri Varthapatrika'- Janamaithri Varthapathrika is a bi-monthly publication which covers important news and articles related to community policing.



'Almanac’- Almanac covers all the activities organised by Janamaithri Suraksha Project during each year. Enthusiastic and energetic police officers are the backbone of this programme.



'Compendium’- Compendium contains a melting pot of ideas and knowledge where some of the finest minds working in the field of democratic policing met and deliberated over various relevant topics to enrich professional policing.


Jagratha Nirdeshangal

'Jagratha Nirdheshangal’- Jagratha Nirdheshangal is a publication which covers a number of precautions which helps the public to protect their life and properties.


Study Reports

'Study Reports’- contains various studies conducted in regard of the influence of JMSP in public. Studies about JMSP conducted by officials from various Police Stations are furnished here.



Contribute your articles to ‘Janamaithri’-A Journal of Democratic Policing Community Police Research Centre, Police Headquarters, Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram - 695010, Kerala, India Email : janamaithri.journal@gmail.com

What's New

Janamaithri invites articles for its Next Volume Janamaithri - A Journal of Democratic Policing, invites articles for its 7th Volume.


In this page you can read the digital copy of our published journals, articles and other books of Janamaithri - A Journal of Democratic Policing Third Edition Released. E-Edition is available in Archives Section.

Contribute your articles

The journal welcomes contributions in respect of theoretical and practitioner perspectives, empirical studies, critiques,s brief write ups in respect of recent good practices in Democratic Policing, comparative studies, book reviews, cartoons, etc; that is of relevance to the policing world in developing and transitional societies. The journal particularly encourages contributions, in respect of current policing innovations, backed by rigorous quantitative analysis. Argumentative essays dwelling on the core thoughts in Police sciences are also welcome. The journal also publishes news of advances in democratic policing in Police forces across the world. Academic articles/ essays should ideally not exceed 6500 words, and practitioner notes should not exceed 1500 words. Contributors are also requested to include an abstract of 100 words, as well as a brief biography of not more than 50 words.

How to Submit your articles?

Submissions may be made electronically to janamaithri.pol@kerala.gov.in, or janamaithri.journal@gmail.com or by regular mail to the Editors, ‘Janamaithri’- A Journal of Democratic Policing, Community Policing Research Centre, Police Headquarters, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India- 695010.

The journal follows the American Psychological Association (APA) reference style, based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed).

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