Sikkim Police

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Sikkim Police
Abbreviation S.P.
Motto Protect and serve
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction Sikkim, IN
India Sikkim locator map.svg
Map of Sikkim Police's jurisdiction.
Governing body Government of Sikkim
General nature • Local civilian agency
Headquarters NH 10, Gangtok

Agency executive
Parent agency Home Department, Govt of Sikkim
Website
sikkimpolice.nic.in

The Sikkim Police is the law enforcement agency of the government of Sikkim in India. It employs a large number of people to patrol the streets. It is headquartered in the state capital Gangtok. The Sikkim police is headed by a Director General of Police and falls under the purview of the state Home Department. Sikkim in general has a low crime rate. In March 2007 there was a fratricidal incident involving Sikkim Police detachment protecting a bank in Delhi. One jawan was accused of murdering five of his colleagues in retaliation for a sodomy attempt. However the details are unclear.