Asansol–Durgapur Police Commissionerate
|Asansol–Durgapur Police Commissionerate|
আসানসোল - দুর্গাপুর পুলিশ কমিশনারেট
|Common name||Asansol–Durgapur City Police |
আসানসোল - দুর্গাপুর শহর পুলিশ
|Formed||1 September, 2011|
|Employees||Commissioner of Police |
Additional Deputy Commissioners
Assistant Sub Inspectors
|Operations jurisdiction||Roughly Asansol and Durgapur subdivision, IN|
|Governing body||Government of West Bengal|
|Headquarters||Asansol, West Bengal, India|
|Elected officer responsible|
|Parent agency||West Bengal Police|
Asansol–Durgapur Police Commissionerate, established in 2011, is a city police force with primary responsibilities in law enforcement and investigation within the area which roughly constitutes the Asansol and Durgapur subdivision of West Bengal. The Commissionerate is part of the West Bengal Police, and is under the administrative control of Home Ministry of West Bengal. Asansol–Durgapur Police Commissionerate carved out from the undivided district of Burdwan, West Bengal, and has 15 police stations of Burdwan district under its jurisdiction. Ajay Nand was the first Commissioner of the Asansol - Durgapur Police Commissionerate. Now, it is headed by Vineet Goyal.
Structure and jurisdiction
The Police commissionerate is headquartered at Asansol, and is divided into three divisions – East Division, West Division and Central Divisions. The commissionerate is responsible for law enforcement over an area of Asansol and Durgapur subdivision of West Bengal with the help of 15 police stations under it. The commissionerate is headed by the Commissioner of Police, who is an Indian Police Service officer in the rank of Inspector-General of Police (IGP). The commissioner is assisted by a deputy commissioner. The three divisions are headed by three Deputy Commissioners. Other departments, including the detective department and the traffic wing are headed by Assistant commissioners, who are in the rank of deputy superintendent of police. The divisions are further divided into five circles, which are headed by a Circle Inspector. The police stations are headed by an Inspector.
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