The Police Culture in Pakistan; An Ethical Evaluation


  • Salma Bibi M.Phil. Scholar, Department of Sociology, Bahauddin Zikaria University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Asma Maryam M.Phil. Department of Anthropology, Quaid-e- Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Azmeena Mustafa M.Phil. Department of Anthropology, Quaid-e- Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan



Culture, Ethics, Police, Corruption


This research investigates the intricate and multifaceted aspects of the culture and ethical considerations inside the police force in Pakistan. The operational conduct of the police force is shaped by a variety of historical, cultural, and institutional influences, which contribute to the cultivation of a strong sense of duty, professionalism, and dedication to ensuring public safety. Nevertheless, there are ongoing obstacles that continue to exist, including issues like as corruption, the misuse of authority, a lack of transparency and responsibility, as well as occurrences of excessive force by law enforcement. Furthermore, the presence of problems pertaining to racial profiling, racism, and discrimination underscores the imperative of ensuring equitable treatment for every individual. In order to tackle these challenges, a range of strategies are being employed, including the implementation of training programs, the establishment of accountability systems, the initiation of community engagement projects, and the enactment of policy reforms. The establishment of a long-term dedication and cooperation between the police force, government entities, civil society organizations, and the general public is imperative in order to enhance the culture and ethics within the police force, restore public confidence, and cultivate efficient service and protection for the community.


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How to Cite

Bibi, S. ., Maryam, A. ., & Mustafa, A. . (2023). The Police Culture in Pakistan; An Ethical Evaluation. Review of Education, Administration & Law, 6(2), 579-592.