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Barrackpore Police Commissionerate

Barrackpore Police Commissionerate
Common name Barrackpore City Police
Abbreviation BPC
Logo of the Barrackpore Police Commissionerate.
Motto Courage Care Commitment
Agency overview
Formed January 20, 2012
Employees Commissioner of Police
Joint Commissioner Deputy commissioners
Additional Deputy Commissioners
Assistant Commissioners
Police Inspectors
Sub Inspectors Assistant Sub Inspectors
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Size 297
Population 44 Lakh
Governing body Government of West Bengal
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Barrackpore, West Bengal, India
Agency executive Niroj Kumar Singh,IPS, Commissioner of Police
Parent agency West Bengal Police
Stations 12

Barrackpore Police Commissionerate or Barrackpore City Police, established on 20 January 2012, is a city police force with primary responsibilities in law enforcement and investigation within the area which roughly constitutes the Barrackpore subdivision, and is located within the northern part of Kolkata metropolitan area.[1] The Commissionerate is part of the West Bengal Police, and is under the administrative control of Home Ministry of West Bengal. It was formed after bifurcation of the North 24 Parganas Police District, and has 12 police stations under its jurisdiction. Sanjoy Mukherjee was appointed as the first Commissioner of the Barrackpore Police Commissionerate.[2]

Structure and jurisdiction

The Barrackpore police commissioner's office on Barrackpore Trunk road.

The police commissionerate is situated at Barrackpore, and is divided into two divisions – Barrackpore and Belghoria.[3] The commissionerate is responsible for law enforcement over an area of 297 square kilometres (115 sq mi) area with 12 police stations under it.[3] The commissionerate is headed by the Commissioner of Police, who is an Indian Police Service officer in the rank of Inspector-General of Police (IGP). The commissioner is assisted by a joint commissioner. There are two deputy commissioners for the two divisions.[3] Other departments, including the detective department and the traffic wing are headed by Additional deputy commissioners, who are in the rank of deputy superintendent of police.[3] The police stations are headed by an Inspector.

Police stations

See also


  1. ^ "Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate & Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". West Bengal Police, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Present post held by IPS officers as on 01.02.2012". West Bengal Police. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Force for northern fringes". The Telegraph. 18 January 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 

External links

Barrackpore Traffic Police official website

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