Deputy inspector general of police

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A Deputy Inspector General of Police is a high-ranking official position. It is considered as high rank in several countries.

India[edit]

Indian Insignia for the Deputy Inspector General of Police

Deputy Inspector General of Police or Additional Commissioner of Police is a one-star rank in the Indian Police Service (IPS). The officer holding this rank is above a Senior Superintendent of Police or Deputy Commissioner of Police and under an Inspector General of Police or Joint Commissioner of Police.[1][2] It is roughly analogous to the ranks of commander and assistant chief constable in the UK police service.

Kenya[edit]

In Kenya, a Deputy Inspector-General of Police is a three-star rank of the Kenya National Police Service. (S)he is immediately below the Inspector-General and immediately above the Senior Assistant Inspector-General. Two officers hold this position and they command the Kenya Police Service and the Administration Police Service respectively.

Pakistan[edit]

In Pakistan, a Deputy Inspector General of Police is a one-star rank of the Police Service of Pakistan.

Sri Lanka[edit]

In Sri Lanka, a Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) is senior gazetted officer. It is the third most senior rank in the Sri Lanka Police Service, ranking below a Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (SDIG) and above a senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) which were created in the 1980s. A DIG is normally in charge of policing in a police range or province.

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