In a rare achievement, Superintendent of Police Arif Sheikh has become the only IPS officer of the country to win over prestigious award on community policing in United States for two consecutive times.
In the year 2017 as well, the SP was awarded yet again in Virginia for best work in field of crime investigation.
He is also credited with proper community policing in Bastar.
It need be mentioned that this award is given to police setup where excellent work is done in terms of saving the community from local, national or even international level crimes and terrror. SP Arif Sheikh had earlier also won this award in capacity of Balod SP.