Haryana Police

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Haryana Police Department
Haryana-police-logo.png
Logo of the Haryana Police
AbbreviationHP
MottoSewa Suraksha Sahyog
Agency overview
Formed1 November, 1966
Employees56,748
Location map India Haryana.svg
State of Haryana
Legal jurisdictionHaryana
General nature

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 to be used by women, senior citizens and anyone who needs Police help in an emergency situation. 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.

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]

Hierarchy[edit]

Officers

  • Director General of Police (DGP)
  • Additional Director General of Police
  • Inspector General of Police (IGP)
  • Deputy Inspector General of Police
  • Senior Superintendent of Police
  • Superintendent of Police (SP)
  • Additional Superintendent of Police
  • Assistant SP (IPS) or Deputy SP (HPS)

Sub-ordinates

  • Inspector of Police
  • Sub-Inspector of Police (SI)
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police (ASI)
  • Head Constable
  • Senior Constable
  • Constable

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://haryanapolice.nic.in/police_act.pdf
  2. ^ "Organisation".
  3. ^ "History of haryana police".
  4. ^ 8वीं सदी की विष्णु की प्रतिमा मिली, Navbharat Times, 6 Jan 2018.