This story is from India and explains how officers in the two cities of Punjab and Haryana will be trained to act as mediators.
From the article:
Soon, the policemen of Punjab and Haryana will be seen donning the cap of mediators and conciliators to solve disputes between two parties. Rather than registering cases and FIRs and entangling people in unending litigations, police officers will be trained by a Punjab and Haryana High Court panel to act as mediators.
Talking to The Indian Express, Chief Justice Mukul Mudgal of the high court said that to provide speedy and effective justice to litigants, psychologists, social activists and policemen will be trained to act as mediators. "The idea is to put an end to a dispute and provide a final solution," the chief justice said.
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