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Sikkim Police
Sikkim Police logo
Sikkim Police logo
AbbreviationS.P.
MottoProtect and Serve
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionSikkim, IN
Map of Sikkim Police's jurisdiction
Governing bodyGovernment of Sikkim
General nature
Operational structure
HeadquartersNH 10, Gangtok
Agency executive
Parent agencyHome Department, Govt. of Sikkim
Website
Official website

The Sikkim Police is the law enforcement agency of the government of Sikkim in India. It employs many people to patrol the streets. It is headquartered in the state capital Gangtok. The Sikkim Police are headed by a Director General of Police and fall under the purview of the state Home Department.

History

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. A young person was accused of murdering five of his colleagues in retaliation for a sodomy attempt. However, the details are still unclear.[citation needed]