Kanpur City Police
|Kanpur City Police
|Common name||Kanpur Police|
|Preceding agency||Municipal Police|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||City of Kanpur, IN|
|Size||450 square miles (1,200 km2)|
|Legal jurisdiction||As per operations jurisdiction.|
|Headquarters||Meston Road, Kanpur|
|Police Officers||70,000 ( Excluding constable staff and head department )|
|Agency executive||Mr. Shalabh Mathur, Senior Superintendent of Police|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
Patrolling and duty
The city police have decided to increase the police patrolling during late night hours and launch an awareness campaign in the commercial as well as residential localities as a precautionary measure in order to check cases of theft in the industrial city. "Unless you are armed, do not even dare to resist these elements because they are well-equipped," said DIG Hari Ram Sharma.
Now there are Toyota Xylo cars for Cops of every police stations in the city for patrolling. According to DIG there are 10 police Xylo cars with Red/Blue/Red (RBD) cuboid lights. 250 Maruti Suzuki 800 with RBD lights are also to be brought for patrolling at populated areas of every Police Station circle.
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