Chandigarh Police

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Chandigarh Police
MottoWe care for you
Agency overview
Employees6000
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionIndia
Legal jurisdictionChandigarh
General nature
HeadquartersChandigarh Police Headquarters, Sector 9-D, Chandigarh

Parent agencyHome Department, Chandigarh Administration
Facilities
Stations11
Website
chandigarhpolice.nic.in

The Chandigarh Police is the law enforcement agency for the Union Territory of Chandigarh in India. Chandigarh Police has its headquarters at sector 9 D, Chandigarh. The head of the state police is the Home Secretary of Chandigarh. The current Home Secretary of Chandigarh is Arun Kumar Gupta, IAS.[1][2] The Home Secretary reports to the Administrator of U.T Chandigarh, who is the Governor of Punjab. Chandigarh has the highest police density as compared to all other states and Union Territories across India.[3] As of 2015, there are 5295.6 policemen per 100 km² area in Chandigarh.

List of former IGPs of Chandigarh
Sr. No Name Tenure
1 B.N. Mehra, IPS 28 May 1979 to 31 March 1983
2 N.K. Singhal, IPS 9 May 1983 to 23 May 1985
3 R.K. Ohri, IPS 23 May 1985 to 16 January 1987
4 V.N, Singh, IPS 16 January 1987 to 6 March 1989
5 G.S. Sandhu, IPS 6 March 1989 to 30 July 1990
6 R.S. Gupta, IPS 30 July 1990 to 29 September 1993
7 Y.S. Dadwal, IPS 29 September 1993 to 26 December 1995
8 R.P. Singh, IPS 27 December 1995 to 5 April 1999
9 Dr Kiran Bedi, IPS 5 April 1999 to 18 May 1999
10 S.K. Singh, IPS 1 June 1999 to 30 June 2000
11 B.S. Bassi, IPS 1 July 2000 to 9 December 2002
12 Rajesh Kumar, IPS 9 December 2002 to 27 April 2005
13 Satish Chandra, IPS 27 April 2005 to 9 October 2006
14 S.K Jain, IPS 9 October 2006 to 14 September 2009
15 P.K Srivastava, IPS 5 December 2010 to 29 August 2012
16 R.P Upadhyaya, IPS 30 January 2013 to 8 March 2016
17 T.S. Luthra, IPS 8 March 2016 to 26 June 2018
18 Sanjay Beniwal, IPS 27 June 2018 to till date

Organizational structure[edit]

Chandigarh Police comes under direct control of Department of Home Affairs, Chandigarh administration. The department is headed by the Home Secretary of Chandigarh.

Name Current Posting
Sanjay Beniwal, IPS Director General of Police
O P Mishra, IPS DIG Chandigarh
(Mrs) Nilambari Jagadale, IPS SSP Chandigarh
Ravi Kumar Singh, IPS SP Operation
Eish Singhal, IPS SP Headquarters
Shashank Anand, IPS SSP Security & Traffic
Roshan Lal, CPS Commandant - IRB Chandigarh

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "IGP Tajender Singh Luthra takes charge as first DGP of Chandigarh". hindustantimes.com/. 2017-02-21. Retrieved 2017-08-14.
  2. ^ "शहर के नए आईजीपी तेजिंदर सिंह लूथरा ने संभाला पदभार- Amarujala". Amar Ujala. Retrieved 2017-08-14.
  3. ^ Ajay Deep. "Chandigarh Police has highest police density in India". Chandigarhmetro.com. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Chandigarh Police - we care for you". Chandigarhpolice.nic.in. Retrieved 3 August 2017.

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