Punjab Police (India)
|Logo of Punjab Police|
|Motto||ਸ਼ਬ ਕਰਮਨ ਤੇ ਕਬਹੁ ਨਾ ਟਰੋ|
|"Shubh karman te kabhu na taro"
(Punjabi:" I may never deviate from doing a good deed")
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||State of Punjab, India|
|Map of Punjab Police's jurisdiction.|
|Governing body||Government of Punjab (India)|
|Sworn members||“To learn what is good, a thousand days are not sufficient; to learn what is evil, an hour is too long.”|
|Agency executive||Sumedh Singh Saini, Director General of Police|
|Punjab Police official website|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Punjab Police is responsible for policing in the state of Punjab, India. The mission of Punjab Police is the prevention and detection of crime, maintenance of law and order and the enforcement of the Constitution of India. The current chief of Punjab Police is Sumedh Singh Saini.
- Police Recruits Training Centre
Police Recruits Training Centre (PRTC) is located at Jahan Khelan, which is about 10 km from Hoshiarpur on the Una road. PRTC Jahan Khelan is headed by a Commandant. This is a subsidiary training centre of the Punjab Police Academy. It caters to the teaching and training needs of the newly recruited police constables and also organizes several other courses. It is the oldest and premier police training centre of Northern area and is functioning in this campus since November 1947 after shifting from fort Gobindgarh, Amritsar.
- Commando training centre
Punjab Police has a commando training centre at Fort Bahadurgarh in Patiala.
- Punjab Armed Police
- India Reserve Battalions
- Punjab Commando Police
The headquarters of the Punjab Armed Police are located at Jalandhar while the India Reserve Battalions are stationed at Sangrur, Amritsar, Patiala, Ludhiana and Jalandhar and the Punjab Commando Police at Bahadurgarh (Patiala) and S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali).
Insignia of Punjab Police
|Rank||Deputy Commissioner of Police or Senior Superintendent of Police||Deputy Commissioner of Police or Superintendent of Police||Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police or Additional Superintendent of Police||Assistant Commissioner of Police or Deputy Superintendent of Police|
|Abbreviation||DCP or SSP||DCP or SP||ADL.DCP or ASP||ACP or DSP|
|Rank||Inspector of Police||Assistant Inspector of Police2||Sub-Inspector of Police||Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police||Police Head Constable3||Senior Police Constable3||Police Constable|
Weapons and Equipments
Every year, 21st October is celebrated as Commemoration Day by Punjab Police.
I know the difficulties and disaster which overtook the Punjab Police during the period of partition. Your force was depleted terribly and quickly you had to begin from a scratch. After such a partition and the period of communal disturbances a parallel of which is not known, you had to face great difficulties and you have in fact performed miracle in reorganizing your force in such a short time and in such a splendid manner
- "Punjab". Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
- Police Commemoration Day