Abstract: This paper involves the flaws in the Indian Police Act 1861. The goal is to provide measures how to resolve the ambiguities and misuse of provisions provided in the Act. This paper is compiled by analysing data by various agencies, landmark and other cases and taking a survey of incidents that have taken place with common people. This research will provide valuable information regarding the inefficiency, ill-equipment and harassment that police officials cause to the general public on various occasions and how this can be fought back with the help of enacting provisions mentioned in this paper. Research methodology opted is doctrinal as I have consulted various books and articles.