Director General of Police

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Insignia of an Indian Police Service officer with rank of Director General of Police

In India, the Director General of Police (DGP) or Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) is a three-star rank and the highest ranking police officer in Indian States and Union Territories. All DGPs/ADGPs are Indian Police Service (IPS) officers. The DGP/ADGP is usually the head of the state police force in every Indian state. There may also be additional officers in the state who hold the rank of DGP/ADGP. Common appointments for such officers include Director of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, Director General of Prisons, Director General of fire forces and civil defence, Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Police Housing Society etc. Additionally officers who hold the rank of DGP/ADGP may have commensurate appointments in central government organisations such as Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Director SVPNPA, DG Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) etc. The rank insignia of a Director General of Police or Additional Director General of Police or Commissioner of Police (state) is the national emblem over crossed sword and baton.[1][2]

List of Police Chiefs of States and Union Territories of India (as on 01 April 2014)[edit]

Police Chiefs of States
S.No State Headquarters Name of Police Chief Batch[3]
1 Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada J V Ramudu, [4] 1981
2 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar K K Maheshwari, IPS[5] 1980
3 Assam Guwahati Khagen Sharma, IPS[3] 1982
4 Bihar Patna P.K. Thakur[6] 1980
5 Chhattisgarh Raipur A N Upadhyay [7] 1982
6 Goa Panaji T N Mohan, IPS 1985
7 Gujarat Gandhinagar P C Thakur, IPS[8] 1979
8 Haryana Panchkula Shriniwas Vashisht, IPS[9] 1981
9 Himachal Pradesh Shimla Sanjay Kumar, IPS[10] 1985
10 Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar(May-Oct) and Jammu(Nov-Apr) K Rajendra Kumar, IPS[11] 1984
11 Jharkhand Ranchi Rajiv Kumar, IPS[12] 1981
12 Karnataka Bengaluru Lalrokhuma Pachuau, IPS[13] 1977
13 Kerala Thiruvananthapuram K S Balasubramanian, IPS[14] 1978
14 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Surendra Singh, IPS[15] 1980
15 Maharashtra Mumbai Sanjeev Dayal, IPS[16] 1977
16 Manipur Imphal Shahid Ahmad, IPS[17] 1979
17 Meghalaya Shillong P J P Hanaman, IPS[18] 1979
18 Mizoram Aizawl Alok Kumar Verma, IPS[19] 1979
19 Nagaland Kohima Besesayo Kezo, IPS[20] 1978
20 Odisha Cuttack Sanjeev Marik, IPS[21] 1981
21 Punjab Chandigarh Sumedh Singh Saini, IPS[22] 1982
22 Rajasthan Jaipur Omendra Bhardwaj, IPS[23] 1977
23 Sikkim Gangtok Jasbir Singh, IPS[24] 1978
24 Tamil Nadu Chennai Ashok Kumar, IPS[25]
25 Telangana Hyderabad Anurag Sharma, IPS[26] 1982
26 Tripura Agartala C Bala Subramanian, IPS[27] 1981
27 Uttar Pradesh Allahabad A K Jain, IPS[28] 1979
28 Uttarakhand Dehradun Birinder Singh Sidhu, IPS[29] 1979
29 West Bengal Kolkata G M Prabhu Rajasekhar Reddy, IPS[30] 1982
Police Chiefs of Union Territories
S.No Union Territory Headquarters Name of the Police Chief Batch
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair Sudhir Yadav, IPS
2 Chandigarh Chandigarh Rajender Pal Upadhyay, IPS[31] 1991
3 Dadra and Nagar Haveli Silvassa Manish Kumar Agrawal, IPS[32] 1996
4 Daman and Diu Silvassa Manish Kumar Agrawal, IPS[32] 1996
5 Lakshadweep Kavaratti
6 National Capital Territory of Delhi Delhi Bhim Sain Bassi, IPS[33] 1977
7 Puducherry Puducherry P Kamaraj, IPS[34] 1987

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