Sikkim Police

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sikkim Police
सिक्किम पुलिस
Abbreviation S.P.
Motto Protect and serve
Agency overview
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* State of Sikkim, IN
India Sikkim locator map.svg
Map of sikkim Police's jurisdiction.
Governing body Government of Sikkim
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Gangtok
Website
sikkimpolice.nic.in
Footnotes
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

Sikkim Police is the law enforcement agency of the government of Sikkim in India. It employs a large number of people to patrol the streets. It is headquartered in the state capital Gangtok. The Sikkim police is headed by a Director General of Police and falls under the purview of the state Home Department. Sikkim in general has a low crime rate. In March 2007 there was a fratricidal incident involving Sikkim Police detachment protecting a bank in Delhi. One jawan was accused of murdering five of his colleagues in retaliation for a sodomy attempt. However the details are unclear.