Madhya Pradesh Police

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Madhya Pradesh Police Department
Madhya Pradesh Police Logo.png
Emblem of the Madhya Pradesh Police
MottoDesh Bhakti Jan Seva
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionMadhya Pradesh, IN
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Map of Madhya Pradesh Police Department's jurisdiction
Legal jurisdictionState of Madhya Pradesh
Governing bodyGovernment of Madhya Pradesh
General nature
Agency executive

The Madhya Pradesh Police Department is the law enforcement agency for the state of Madhya Pradesh in India.

Organizational structure[edit]

The Madhya Pradesh Police operates under direct control of the Department of Home Affairs, Government of Madhya Pradesh. The Madhya Pradesh Police Department is headed by Shri V. K. Singh IPS (DGP). Former Army Officer Joginder Singh Kukreja was head of the MP Police (07.03.1980 to 14.04.1981) as Inspector General instead of as Director General of Police. After him, Bhagwati Prasad Dubey took over as Inspector General of Madhya Pradesh police on 15.04.1981. He became the first officer to eventually be elevated to the rank of Director General of the MP Police on 23.03.1982. He retired on 28.05.1983. The next DG was then HM Joshi. Before 23.03.1982, thus, there was no DG rank. In fact this was the time when the DG rank was added in the Indian Police. Before 1982, the highest rank in the Indian Police used to be only IG.


The Madhya Pradesh Police uses the following ranks:[2]


  • Director General of Police (DGP)
  • Special Director General of Police
  • Additional Director General of Police (ADGP)
  • Inspector General of Police (IGP)
  • Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG)
  • Assistant Inspector General of Police
  • Superintendent of Police (SP)
  • Additional Superintendent of Police
  • Assistant SP or Deputy SP


  • Inspector of Police (TI)
  • Subedar
  • Sub-Inspector of Police
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police
  • Head Constable
  • Constable


  • Black Ribbon Initiative- on 26th November 2013 ADGP Mr. Varun Kapoor of PRTS Indore has launched an awareness and public outreach program to make all sections of society computer security aware and alert. This is designed to protect the citizens from becoming victims of cyber offences and at the same time to prevent them from become offenders under the various sections of the Information Technology Act, 2000, by mistake or due to lack of last 5 years they have conducted more than 300 workshops across India .this initiative was spearheaded by IPS Mr.Varun Kapoor [7]

During the three day, All-India Conference of Director Generals / Inspector Generals of Police, from January 6 to 8, 2018, organized at Tekanpur, India, in Gwalior district, Minister of Home Affairs (India), Rajnath Singh, lauded the officers of the Intelligence Bureau (India) for their commendable work.[3]


  1. ^ Business, Standard (30 January 2019). "VK Singh replaces Shukla as new Madhya Pradesh DGP". Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Rank wise abbreviations". Madhya Pradesh Police Department. Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  3. ^ Give police its due[1][2][3][4][5][6]

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