Agra Police Commissionerate
Agra Police Commissionerate
Agra Police Commissionerate
Mottoसुरक्षा आपकी, संकल्प हमारा (Hindi)
Your Safety, Our Pledge
Agency overview
Formed26 November 2022; 13 months ago (26 November 2022)
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionAgra, India
Map
Agra Police Commissionerate jurisdictional area.
Legal jurisdictionAgra
Governing bodyDepartment of Home
Uttar Pradesh Government
General nature
Operational structure
HeadquartersOffice of Commissioner of Police, Agra
Minister responsible
Agency executive
Parent agencyUttar Pradesh Police

The Agra Police Commissionerate is the primary law enforcement agency for the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a unit of the Uttar Pradesh Police and has the primary responsibilities of law enforcement and investigation within the limits of Agra. It is headed by the Commissioner of Police (CP), who is an IPS officer of IGP rank.

Dr Preetandar Singh is the current and first police commissioner of Agra.[1]

History

Before November 2022, Agra District Police came under Agra Police Zone and Agra Police Range of Uttar Pradesh Police. Agra zone is headed by an IPS officer in the rank of Additional Director General of Police (ADG), whereas the Agra range is headed by an IPS officer in the rank of Inspector General of Police (IG).

On 26 November 2022, state's cabinet passed the order of making 3 more police commissionerates in the state after the success of previous 4 police commissionerates in other cities of the state.[2]

  1. In Agra,
  2. Ghaziabad and
  3. Prayagraj

See also

References

  1. ^ Bureau, The Hindu (29 November 2022). "Agra, Ghaziabad and Prayagraj get first police commissioners". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 29 November 2022.
  2. ^ "Police commissionerate system in Agra, Ghaziabad & Prayagraj". The Indian Express. 26 November 2022. Retrieved 29 November 2022.