An eight-hour duty schedule has been introduced in selected police stations in the State. This definitely comes as a relief to the over-taxed police force. Will this move increase the efficiency of the police personnel? What else needs to be done to fine-tune the State police force? Please send in your reactions, a maximum of 300 words, marked `Peoplespeak', by post, e-mail or by hand, to reach us by August 10.

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