Patna Police

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Patna Police
पटना पुलिस
Patna Police Logo.jpg
Agency overview
Employees10,760[1] (Uniformed)
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionPatna, Bihar, India
Bihar district location map Patna.svg
Areas of Patna Police's jurisdiction in Bihar
Size3,202 square kilometres (1,236 sq mi)
Population5,838,465 (2011)
Legal jurisdictionPatna district
Governing bodyHome Department (Bihar)
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed byGeneral Administration Deptt., Govt. of Bihar
HeadquartersGandhi Maidan Marg, Patna- 800004

Parent agencyBihar Police

Patna Police (Hindi: पटना पुलिस) is the police service responsible for law enforcement within Patna district, including the capital city of Patna in an Indian state of Bihar.[3][4] Patna Police is the largest police service in the state. Its headquarters are at Gandhi Maidan Marg in Patna.


Patna is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world, and policing in Patna is more than 3000 years old.


Patna police is broadly divided into four regions namely Central, East, West and Rural, each headed by a Superintendent of Police. For administrative purposes, each region is subdivided into Neighbourhood Policing Teams, each led by an Inspector. The Neighbourhood Policing Team's are responsible for the bulk of the community work undertaken in an area, and look to deal with long term local issues including Anti-Social Behaviour.

The Traffic Police is a semi-autonomous body under the Patna Police.

Services provided by the Patna Police include:

  • Preventing, detecting and investigating crime;
  • Monitoring and promoting road safety;
  • Maintaining social order;
  • Performing and coordinating search and rescue operations; and
  • Emergency management
  • Stopping illegal constructions and frauds
  • They have also started special investigation against liquors and old currency notes of 500 and 1000 INR after the ban.

Further policing duties performed are traffic control, intelligence analysis and anti-terrorism investigation. The overall mission of the Patna Police is to protect life and property and to detect and prevent crime.

Rank structure[edit]

The rank structure of Patna Police officers is as follows (in descending order of seniority):

  • (One)Inspector General(Shri Naiyyar Hasnain Khan)
  • (One) Deputy Inspector General(Shri Shalin)
  • (One) Senior Superintendent of Police(Shri Manu Maharaj)
  • (five) Superintendent of Police (City East(Ms.Shayali D. Sablaram), City West, City Central(Shri Chandan Kr. Kushwaha), Rural and traffic(Shri Prantosh Kr.Das)[5]
  • (One) Assistant Superintendent of Police (town)
  • (Fifteen) Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • Station house officers[6]
  • Inspectors
  • Sub-Inspector/Wireless Supervisor/Sergeant
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector
  • Constable/Sepoy
  • Wireless Helper[7]

Recently, a proposal for creating police commissioner system for the state capital has been sent to the state government by Bihar Police, the parent agency.[8]

Helpline numbers[edit]

The following are the helpline numbers of Patna Police.

Office Number Alt. number
Emergency 100
Fire 101
Ambulance 108
Patna Women Police 9470001390
Police Control Room 0612-2201975 2201977 / 2201978 / 2219131

More Helpline Numbers :


All the equipment of the Patna Police are manufactured indigenously by the Indian Ordnance Factories controlled by the Ordnance Factories Board, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.


External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Where is Priya? 10k-strong Patna Police has no answer". The Times of India. 18 March 2015. Archived from the original on 26 March 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2015.
  2. ^ Welcome To The Patna Police of Bihar State Archived 4 February 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ New police headquarters building soon The Times of India. Retrieved 11 March 2012
  4. ^ Stage set for anti-Red operations Archived 20 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine The Times of India, Patna. Retrieved 3 June 2013
  5. ^ "Lande transferred again, this time to Rohtas". 3 February 2015. Archived from the original on 14 February 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  6. ^ Sayantanee Choudhury,TNN (14 February 2015). "Three Patna police inspectors shifted for laxity in work". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 14 February 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  7. ^ "CONTACT DETAILS OF POLICE OFFICERS RANGEWISE" (PDF). Home department, Govt. of Bihar. 11 February 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 February 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Proposal for commissioner system in city, says DGP". The Times of India. 12 February 2015. Archived from the original on 8 October 2016. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  9. ^ "OFB Revolver 0.32". Archived from the original on 19 July 2006.
  10. ^ "Pistol Auto 9mm 1A". Archived from the original on 11 April 2015.
  11. ^ "OFB Submachine Carbine". Archived from the original on 9 February 2009.
  12. ^ "OFB Rifle 1A1". Archived from the original on 10 January 2017.
  13. ^ "OFB Assault Rifle 7.62mm". Archived from the original on 18 April 2015.
  14. ^ "OFB INSAS". Archived from the original on 30 September 2013.