view of the deteriorating law and order situation in Punjab, a
was felt to train and raise a special combat outfit within in Punjab
Police. This outfit was to be called the EPF and deployed to operate
in anti terrorist and anti-dacoits role, peculiar to Punjab Province.
completion of a successful training syllabus the trained
force moves to its area of responsibility in a particular Range
or district. However, it is of utmost importance that the detailed
Instructions / drills and procedures are known to senior police
officers of that area in order to accrue the maximal benefit from
the use of the Force.
Elite Police Force was to be trained in anti terrorist
and anti dacoits operations on modern lines. They were to be provided
all the practical training possible for operations in urban and
rural areas of Punjab.
training basing on threat assessment and foster progression towards
mission oriented training. The skills professed should epitomize
standards of professional efficiency by emphasizing on developing
religious & moral values, esprit de corps, self reliance, aggressive
spirit and self discipline.