Bihar Police

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Bihar Police Department
Bihar Police Logo.png
Logo of the Bihar Police
Agency overview
EmployeesDirector General of Police
Additional Director General of Police
Inspector General of Police
Deputy Inspector General of Police Superintendents of Police
Deputy Superintendent of Police
Police Inspectors
Sub Inspectors
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionBihar, IN
India Bihar locator map.svg
Map of Bihar State Police jurisdiction.
Governing bodyBihar Government
General nature
HeadquartersOld Secretariat, Patna- 800015

Elected officer responsible
Agency executive

The Bihar Police Department is the law and order and law enforcement agency for the state of Bihar, India.

Organizational structure[edit]

Bihar Police comes under direct control of Department of Home Affairs, Government of Bihar. The Bihar Police is headed by a Director General of Police (DGP; three-star rank). The state is divided into four zones (Patna, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga and Bhagalpur), each commanded by an Additional Director General (Addl. DGP; three-star rank) or an Inspector-General (IGP; two-star rank). Each zone is divided into two to three ranges, each commanded by a Deputy Inspector-General (DIGP; one-star rank). Within each range are anywhere from three to six districts, each under a Superintendent of Police. Patna is under a Senior Superintendent of Police.[2]

Ladli Cops[edit]

An initiative in Community Policing for safety of Women. The CID Branch of Bihar Police under the Leadership of Sri Alok Raj IPS ADG (CID) in association with Mr. Roushan Kumar and Dr. Suman Lal founders Ladli Foundation came up with the concept of having Women Community Police to provide a safe and secure atmosphere to the inhabitants. Also to make women become familiar with Police and deeply understand the police system to invoke their taboo to interact with police station/ policemen. For this initiative, volunteer from girls studying in different colleges of Patna were identified and trained. Each of these girls were provided with ID Cards authorised by Bihar Police and are called Ladli Cops.[3]


All the equipment of the Bihar Police are manufactured indigenously by the Indian Ordnance Factories controlled by the Ordnance Factories Board, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Bihar appoints new director general of police 'to improve law and order'". 24 June 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  2. ^ Bihar Police Organisation
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Pistol Auto 9mm 1A".
  5. ^ "OFB Submachine Carbine".
  6. ^ "OFB Rifle 1A1".
  7. ^ "OFB Assault Rifle 7.62mm".
  8. ^ "OFB INSAS".
  9. ^ "PSO carrying MP5". Archived from the original on 2015-06-23.