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Effectiveness of Police Public Services Mechanism in Crime Reduction in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Farhat Ullah1, Dr. Muhammad Ibrar2

Abstract
The significance of police in any society to prevent crimes and its role in
provision of services to citizens is very important. This paper highlights the
institutional status of police public services with special emphasis on its
effectiveness to reduce crimes. This is a perception based studies and sample size
consists on Police personnel, Criminal lawyers and Crime reporters. The sample
size was determined with the help of statistical formula developed by Krejice &
Morgan (1970). Total population of the about mentioned group of respondents
was 491, out of whom a sample size of 217 was selected. Data was collected from
the above sample group through a structured questionnaire by using Likert scale.
Among the three sample groups, proportionate allocation was made through
stratified random sampling. It is found that police should provide all kind of
public services that is important for public safety and improving its societal
image.

Keywords: Effectiveness, Police, Public, Services, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan