Barrackpore City Police
ব্যারাকপুর সিটি পুলিশ
Common nameBarrackpore City Police
ব্যারাকপুর শহর পুলিশ
AbbreviationBKPC / BPC
MottoCourage Care Commitment
(Bengali: সাহস সতর্কতা প্রতিজ্ঞাবদ্ধ)
Agency overview
Formed20 January, 2012
EmployeesCommissioner of Police
Deputy commissioners
Additional Deputy Commissioners
Assistant Commissioners
Police Inspectors
Sub Inspectors
Assistant Sub Inspectors
Annual budget844.2621 crore (US$110 million) (2021–22 est.)[1]
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionRoughly Barrackpore subdivision, IN
Size269.5 km2 (104.1 sq mi) [2]
Populationest. 4.4 lacs [3]
Governing bodyGovernment of West Bengal
General nature
Operational structure
HeadquartersBarrackpore, West Bengal, India
Elected officer responsible
Agency executive
Parent agencyWest Bengal Police
Police stations25 [5]
Official Website

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.[6] 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 25 police stations under its jurisdiction.[7] Sanjoy Mukherjee was appointed as the first Commissioner of the Barrackpore Police Commissionerate.[8]

Structure and jurisdiction

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

The police commissionerate is situated at Barrackpore, and is divided into three zones – North, Central and South.[9] The commissionerate is responsible for law enforcement over an area of 269.5 square kilometres (104.1 sq mi) area[10] with 25 police stations under it.[11] 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.[12] 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. The police stations are headed by an Inspector.

Police stations


See also


  1. ^ "Detailed Demands For Grants For 2021–22" (PDF). 5 February 2021. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  2. ^ a b "BKPC history", Barrackpore PC
  3. ^ "Northern fringes".
  4. ^ "Posting details of IPS officers of West Bengal Cadre as on 25.10.2018" (PDF), West Bengal Police
  5. ^ "BKP Stations".
  6. ^ "Police Commissionerate".
  7. ^ "BKP Stations and Jurisdiction".
  8. ^ "Present post held by IPS officers as on 01.02.2012" (PDF). West Bengal Police. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 February 2010. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  9. ^ "".
  10. ^ "Barrackpore City Police".
  11. ^ "Police Stations List".
  12. ^ "Barrackpore Police".
  13. ^ "Barrackpore Police Structure".