|Motto||सेवा सुरक्षा शांति (Sanskrit)|
Service Security Peace
|Formed||01 May, 1960|
|Annual budget||₹5,499 crore (US$690 million) (2019–20 est.)|
|Operations jurisdiction||Gujarat, India|
|Map of Gujarat Police's jurisdiction|
|Size||196,024 km2 (75,685 sq mi)|
|Legal jurisdiction||Gujarat, India|
|Governing body||Government of Gujarat|
|Parent agency||Department of Home (Gujarat)|
The Gujarat Police Department is the law enforcement agency for the state of Gujarat in India. The Gujarat Police has its headquarters in Gandhinagar, the state capital, and Ahmedabad.
The Gujarat Police Department came into existence after Gujarat's separation from the Greater Mumbai state on 1 May 1960.
The Gujarat Police Department is headed by Director General of Police (DGP.). It has four Commissioners' offices : Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot. There are nine ranges in the Gujarat Police: Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Gandhinagar, Surat, Rajkot, Junagadh, Bhavnagar, Dahod Panchmahal and Border Range. For police administration the state is further divided into 33 police districts and Western Railway Police.
Gujarat Police has some branches for special tasks: Crime, Anti-terrorist squad (ATS) and The Gujarat Intelligence Force wing. The Gujarat Police was the first state police department to crack the serial bomb blast mystery during 2007–08 in many Indian cities including 2008 Ahmedabad bombings. The Gujarat Intelligence Force wing, is considered to be one of the reputed state police intelligence forces.
On 31 January 2023 Vikash Sahay of 1987 batch was elevated to the post of Director General of Police (DGP), replacing Ashish Bhatiya.
Following is the list of All DGPs.
|K Chakravarthi||1 April 2001||31 January 2004||DGP during 2002 Gujarat Riots|
|A K Bhargav||1 February 2004||30 April 2006|
|P C Pandey||April 2006||February 2009|
|Shabbirhusain Khandwawala||February 2009||December 2010||First Muslim DGP of Gujarat. Got 1 extension of 3 months.|
|Chittranjan Singh||December 2010||February 2013||Incharge DGP|
|Amitabh Pathak||February 2013||24 August 2013||Died during office tenure|
|Pramod Kumar||August 2013||December 2013||Incharge DGP|
|P C Thakur||10 December 2013||April 2017|
|P P Pandey||April 2016||April 2017||Forced to resign by Supreme Court of India|
|Geetha Johri||4 April 2017||December 2017||Incharge DGP|
|Pramod Kumar||December 2017||February 2018||Incharge DGP|
|Shivanand Jha||1 March 2018||31 July 2020||Got extension of 3 months|
|Ashish Bhatia||1 August 2020||31 January 2023||Got 2 extension. 2 months and then of 8 months till 31 Jan' 23.|
|Vikas Sahay||1 February 2023||present||Incumbent|