This Article will give you the complete information about Police rank. The rank of the police was given below by decreasing order—–Rank Of Police
1.Director General Of Police(DGP)
2.Additional Director General Of Police(ADGP)
3.Inspector General Of Police(IGP)
4.Deputy Inspector General Of Police(DIGP)
5.Deputy Commissioner Of Police(DCP) Or Superintendent Of Police(SP)
6.Assistant Commissioner Of Police(ACP) Or Deputy Superintendent Of Police (DSP)
8.Assistant Police Inspector (API)
9.Police Sub Inspector(SI)
10.Assistant Police Sub Inspector(ASI)
Director General Police (DGP)
DGPs are the 3-star rank IPS (Indian Police Service ) Officer. They are the Highest Rank police Officer and head of any state police & union territory police. Some Other Officers Such as CID ( Criminal Investigation Department ) , CBI ( Central Bureau of Investigation), CRPF(DG Of Central Reserve Police Force) , etc. also hold the Rank Of DGP. The insignia of the commissioner of police or DGP is a national emblem over a crossed sword with a baton.
Additional Director General Of Police
ADGPs are 3 star ranked IPS (Indian Police Service ) Officers. As ADGP has equivalent rank like DGP but in Police force, they are considered junior to DGP . The rank insignia of an ADGP is a national emblem over a crossed sword with baton .
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (IGP)
All IGPs are IPS officers. The usual position of IG are below to the ADGP and above to the DIG . They are considered to the head of large regional command and in some country, they are refers to the senior-most officer on entire police force. The rank insignia of an IG is a star over a crossed sword with baton .
DEPUTY INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (DIGP)
DIGPs are one star ranked IPS officers . The rank of these officers are below to the IG and above to the SP . The rank insignia of a DIG are national emblem over three star .
DEPUTY COMMISSIONOR OF POLICE (DCP) or SUPERINTENDENT POLICE (SP)
DCP or SP are the head of the district police force .All SP and DCP are IPS officers .The rank insignia of SP are national emblem over two star.
ASSISTANT COMMISIONER OF POLICE(ACP)Â or DEPUTY
SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE(DSP)
DSP are selected by giving state public service commission exam or by promotion of a police inspector. Some other officers such as Central service Tax , Income Tax also possess the similar rank of ACP.
POLICE INSPECTOR (PI)
There are a PI ,SI , Head constable , Constable Present in a Police Station . Among them Police Inspector is the head of Police station . The rank insignia of a police inspector is three star above the blue and red line .
ASSISTANT POLICE INSPECTOR(API)
APIs are junior to PI present in police station of some state like Maharashtra , Delhi etc.
POLICE SUB- INSPECTOR (SI)
SI are the 1st investing officer and can file a charge sheet in court . The rank insignia of SI is two star above the blue and red ribbon at the edge of the shoulder straps .
ASSISTANT POLICE SUB INSPECTOR (ASI)
ASI are junior to SI and senior to the head constable . the rank insignia of ASI is one star above the blue and red ribbon .
HEAD CONSTABLE (HC)
Head constable are equivalent to HAVILDAR in other country .They wear three point down chevrons on their shoulder & they are senior to constable .
POLICE Constable (PC)
Police Constable are the lowest Rank police in every states .A police Constable has no shoulder insignia.
Different Rank Of Police In Every StateFree
Different Rank Of Police In Every State