The Punjab Police is responsible for policing in the State of India, Punjab. Police are agents or agencies usually of the executive, empowered to enforce the law and to effect public and social order through the legitimatized use of force India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country Punjab (ਪੰਜਾਬ पंजाब pəɲdʒaːb is a state in northwest India.
Punjab Police (India) is well known for Violation of Human Rights and Civil Librities in Punjab.
National Human Rights Commission in their annual report recently, it clearly show that the men in khaki have not been able to keep a tab on the rising number of deaths in custody. Punjab ranks fifth in terms of custodial deaths with the minimal death rate of 2. 04 in 2003.
After the British annexed Punjab in 1849, the Punjab Police was created as a separate unit after 1861. Punjab ( ਪੰਜਾਬ پنجاب, पंजाब پنجاب also Panjab (پنجاب meaning "Land of the Five Rivers") (c Year 1849 ( MDCCCXLIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Year 1861 ( MDCCCLXI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Punjab Police was closely involved in the operations against the separatist Khalistani insurgency in the 1980s and the 1990s and had been accused of carrying out extensive violations of Human Rights during these operations. The Khalistan movement is a movement in Indian Punjab to create "The Land of the Pure" as an independent Sikh state in all Punjabi -speaking Human rights refers to the "basic Rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled 
On Friday, November 18, 2005, six Punjab Police officials were convicted in the 1995 abduction and murder of Jaswant Singh Khalra. Events 326 - The old St Peter's Basilica is consecrated 1302 - Pope Boniface VIII issues the Papal bull Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Jaswant Singh Khalra (1952-1995 was a Sikh human rights activist during the 1980s and 1990s who fought against human rights violations by police in Punjab