Haryana Police

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Haryana Police Department
Haryana-police-logo.png
Logo of the Haryana Police
Abbreviation HP
Motto Sewa Suraksha Sahyog
Agency overview
Formed 1 November, 1966
Employees 56,748
Location map India Haryana.svg
State of Haryana
Legal jurisdiction Haryana
General nature • Local civilian agency

Agency executive
Website
haryanapoliceonline.gov.in

The Haryana Police Department is the law enforcement agency for the state of Haryana, India.

History[edit]

The Haryana Police were formed when the state of Haryana was established after bifurcation from the state of Punjab on 1 November 1966. The organisation is governed by the "Punjab Police rules" which were framed in 1934; however, the State Government passed its police act in 2008.[1] The same police practices being followed by police organisations in North India. At the time when the state of Haryana was established, the organisation had the responsibility for enforcement of the law in 6 districts and had a strength of 12,165 personnel with Commando wing.

FIR (First Immediate Response) application is an SOS/emergency mobile application that helps its user seek immediate help from Police with a single click of a help button.

FIR is an innovative SOS app for women, senior citizens and anyone who needs Police help in an emergency situation. The simplicity of its design and interface makes it effortless for the users to access its feature which maximizes the utility of the application. FIR mobile app was launched by the Hon. Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis on 5th Nov 2015 at Thane. Within few weeks of its launch, FIR app was downloaded by more than one Lakh users and became most trending application on Android play store. After its success in Thane rural district, it was launched in Karnataka’s Hassan district by the Hon. CM of Karnataka Shri Siddaramaiah in presence of 8 other cabinet ministers. Following, FIR app has been launched in the strategically important state, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on 1 April 2016, in the Kathua district.

After that FIR app was launched in Faridabad, Haryana by the Hon. CM Shri Manohar Lal Khattar and Commissioner of Police Faridabad and CEO Haryana Waqf Board Dr. Hanif Qureshi, IPS, on 17 April 2016.

Recently FIR app was launched in Uttarakhand by the Hon. CM Shri Harish Rawat and DGP M. A. Ganapathy.

Organisational structure[edit]

Haryana Police comes under direct control of Department of Home Affairs, Government of Haryana. The Haryana Police is headed by Home Minister.[2]

State Police Headquarters located in Sector 6, Panchkula. The total headcount of the personnel working in Haryana Police at present is 56,747.[3]

Haryana Armed Police (HAP) has 5 battalions, 3 at Madhuban, one at Hisar and one at Ambala.

Haryana Police has wireless repeater antennae in three locations, at Tosham Hill range in Bhiwani district, Takdi hill in Rewari district and at Sarahan hill in Himachal Pradesh. Police HQ uses Sarahan tower to transmit signals to Tosham Hill. Tosham Hill tower boosts and sends the signal to Takdi Hill. Tosham Hill tower cover the signals area of Bhiwani, Hisar, Fatehabad, Sirsa, Rohtak, Sonipat and Jhajjhar district Police Headquarters. Takdi Hill tower covers the Gurugram, Faridabad, Palwal, Nuh, Rewari, Narnaul and Haryana Bhawan Delhi.[4]

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