Official logo of Puducherry Police
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||State of Puducherry, IN|
|Legal jurisdiction||State of Puducherry|
|Governing body||Government of Puducherry|
|Headquarters||Mahe de Labourdonnais St, White Town, Puducherry, 605001|
|Agency executive||Shri. Sunil Kumar Gautham, IPS, Director General of Police, Puducherry State|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Puducherry Police date back to the period of French colonial rule prior to 1954. Separate Armed and Indigenous (local) police units were maintained at that time. The modern force still retains the French kepi as a distinctive feature of its uniform.
The Puducherry Police coordinates with other law enforcement agencies across the country to catch offenders and criminals.
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- C, Jaishankar (October 23, 2012). "Puducherry to establish first open prison soon". Puducherry. The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-01-27.