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Our Mission

To Promote Excellence in Training and Research:

  • Investing in Research and Training besides development of policies and practices for Maharashtra Police
  • Conduct training workshops for Maharashtra Police and officers of the Indian Police Service; also to police officers of foreign countries when assigned.
  • To involve the best brains as faculty for conducting training.
  • To use modern technology as training aids.
  • To equip Maharashtra Police to investigate recent crimes like Cyber Crime, Economic Offences, Terrorism, Organised Crime etc.
  • To disseminate information, ideas and implement them in Indian Police.
  • Involve serving/ retired police officers in training and discussions to get them to share their valuable experiences and skills.
  • Involve members of society in our mission.
  • Investing in Human Resource Development through Training, Research, Symposia and Seminars.
  • Formulating Strategic Vision to meet future challenges and assist stakeholders.
  • Building Maharashtra Police as a professional service.

Centre for Police Research (CPR) is a trust registered with Assistant Charity Commissioner, Pune under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950 vide Registration No. F-7878 (PUNE) dtd. 31.12.1992. CPR was inaugurated in a hall in the office of the Director of Police Wireless (DAW) on 25.08.1992 and later shifted to the barracks of SP Pune (Rural).


CPR, with its picturesque campus of 6.5 acres, two conference/seminar halls, a banquet hall, restaurant, a library, a Police Memorial and 18 suites / rooms for research and resource persons scholars, was inaugurated on 30.09.2003.


It also boasts of a Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Billiards Room, Gymnasium, Poolside lawns etc. Centrally located, close to Pune University campus, CPR is ideal for research activities and training envisioned as its main focus.