M. Mahender Reddy
M. Mahender Reddy is a 1986-batch Indian Police Service officer who is the current in-charge Director general of police of Telangana, India. He previously served as the first Police commissioner of Hyderabad after the formation of Telangana.
Reddy was born on December 3, 1962, and is a native of Khammam district, Telangana, India.
Reddy is a graduate in civil engineering from NIT Warangal(then known as Regional Engineering College), Mr. Reddy got selected for IPS while pursuing M.Tech. in Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He also obtained a master's degree in Public Personnel Management from the Osmania University, when he was in service.
Reddy served as Assistant SP of Godavarikhani in Karimnagar and Guntur town, Additional SP of Bellampally in Adilabad and SP of Nizamabad and Kurnool districts. He was East zone DCP in Hyderabad commissionerate for three years from 1995. Reddy has served as a faculty member at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy here and has gone on study tours to the USA and the UK to acquaint himself with police systems in those countries.
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