Nagaland IPS Goes Above Duty to Save Lives

“Despite being an ‘outsider’, they made me feel at home. That’s what has inspired me to go above and beyond the call of duty,” says Dr. Pritpal Kaur Batra,” a dentist-turned IPS officer.


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When Dr. Pritpal Kaur Batra, a 2016-batch officer of the Indian Police Service (IPS), was first posted in the remote eastern border district of Tuensang in Nagaland as a sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), she was immediately struck by the generous and giving nature of its residents, who accorded her a warm welcome.

“Aside from the sheer beauty of the place, what touched me most was how genuine and kind people were to me when I arrived there in 2018. Despite my being an outsider, they made me feel at home. That’s what inspired me to go above and beyond the call of duty,” says Dr. Kaur, currently serving as the Superintendent of Police in Noklak

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The Editorial Board: ‘Behavioral health team’ is start on relieving police of duty they don’t need | Editorial


Monique Henley, daughter of Willie Henley, who was shot by Buffalo police after police say he hit an officer with a baseball bat, embraces a supporter during a protest in Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Sunday.

Derek Gee

Mayor Byron W. Brown’s announcement about a “behavioral health team” came too late for the man carrying an aluminum baseball bat and walking the city streets. Its establishment is a step in the right direction, but it’s time to take the responsibility for dealing with the mentally ill off the shoulders of police.

Willie N. Henley, 60, was shot by a police officer at Genesee and Ash streets after he allegedly swung the bat and hit the officer’s female partner. Henley was in stable condition shortly after the Sept. 12 incident. He faces one count of second-degree assault and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, according to District

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Warrior’s Credo: Duty, Discipline and Devotion – Part 4: Demeanor Quiets Command of Composure

Calm, self-assured, and resilient in the face of social stupidity, and divisive discourse, the warrior mind-set insists upon an evolving transition to higher states of differentiation. What benevolence of demeanor befalls individual abiding preoccupations? Can a person sustain the perseverance in the face of monumental anti-social diversities? Where can one find an open space of mental freedom of expression absent the destructive insurgencies of stupid, superficial and selfish people? It is a limited landscape at certain times of the day.

By the fleecing of the flock, with knock of devolution, distractions mislead the essence of focus at times. Purposeful blindness of profound introspection and illuminated insight remains stifled for the sake of the mediocre, the mundane and the malicious. Stupidity abounds by menacing tentacles of interference with the alacrity of self-evolution to better versions than the original. Egoistically immature and cowardly intentions perpetrate the selfishness in the horrors of communal … Read More