The Dispute Resolution Council is a public service project of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police which is based on the spirit of the Pakhtunkhwali code for resolution of local issues and petty disputes through reconciliation offered under supervision of the local police.
The proceeding rooms the DRCs have been purposefully designed. It is operational in all the district headquarters. The establishment of DRCs was challenged in the Peshawar High Court in 2015 and stay was granted. However, the requisite amendments were enacted in Police Order, 2002 to impart perpetuity to this project. Resultantly, the writ was dismissed and stay have been vacated.