|Bihar Police Department|
Logo of the Bihar Police
Superintendents of Police: |
Assistant Police Inspectors:
|Operations jurisdiction||Bihar, IN|
|Map of Bihar State Police jurisdiction.|
|Governing body||Bihar Government|
|General nature||• Local civilian agency|
|Headquarters||Old Secretariat, Patna- 800015|
|Elected officer responsible||
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.
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.
- Wooden Baton
- Pistol Auto 9mm 1A 
- 9mm SAF Carbine 1A1 
- 7.62 mm Ishapore 2A1 Rifle
- RFI L1A1 Self-Loading Rifle 
- AK 47/ AKM 
- INSAS Rifle 
- Heckler and Koch MP5 (CM Security) 
- "Bihar appoints new director general of police 'to improve law and order'". dailymail.co.uk. 24 June 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
- Bihar Police Organisation
- "Pistol Auto 9mm 1A".
- "OFB Submachine Carbine".
- "OFB Rifle 1A1".
- "OFB Assault Rifle 7.62mm".
- "OFB INSAS".
- "PSO carrying MP5". Archived from the original on 2015-06-23.