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Telangana State Police (TSP)

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Telangana State Police (TSP)

shape Introduction

The Telangana State Police (TSP) Department, is the law enforcement agency for the state of Telangana in India. The Telangana State Police has jurisdiction concurrent with the 31 revenue districts of the State which is headed by an officer designated as the Director General of Police who reports to the State Government through the Home (Police) Department.

The Director General functions from Police Directorate, located in the DGP headquarters in Hyderabad.


shape Ranks

The Telangana and AP Police designates the following ranks:

  • Director General of Police (D.G.P.)

  • Additional Director General of Police (Add. D.G.P.)

  • Inspector General of Police (I.G.)

  • Deputy Inspector General of Police (D.I.G.)

  • Commissioner of Police (C.P)

  • Additional Commissioner of Police(Add.C.P)

  • Deputy Commissioner of Police(D.C.P)

  • Assistant Commissioner of Police (A.C.P)

  • Superintendent of Police (S.P.)

  • Additional Superintendent of Police (Add.S.P.)

  • Deputy Superintendent of Police (D.S.P.)/Assistant Superintendent of Police (A.S.P)

  • Police circle Inspector (C.I.)

  • Police Sub Inspector (S.I.)

  • Assistant Police Sub Inspector (A.S.I.)

  • Police Head Constable (H.C.)

  • Police Constable (P.C.)


shape Recruitment

The Telangana State Police (TSP) Recruitment Board known as TSLPRB is Responsible for recruitment in Telangana Police Department. TSLPRB is releasing recruitment notification time to time and conducting the written examination, Physical test, Medical test, and interviews for selecting best aspirants for their department.


shape Divisions

Commissionerate

A Police Commissionerate is a law enforcement body especially in the urban parts of the state. The commissionerate is headed by a Commissioner of Police. Hyderabad City Police, Cyberabad Metropolitan Police and Warangal City Police are the local law enforcement agencies for the cities of Hyderabad and Warangal respectively.

Government of Telangana has issued ordinance for new commissionerates at Rachakonda Police Commissionerate, Karimnagar, Khammam, Nizamabad, Ramagundam, and Siddipet.

Districts

Each police district is either coterminous with the Revenue district, or is located within a number of revenue districts. It is headed by a District Superintendent of Police (or simply called Superintendent of Police). Each district comprises two or more Sub-Divisions, several Circles and Police Stations.

Sub-Divisions

Each Sub-Division is headed by one Police officer of the rank Deputy Superintendent of Police (Officers of Telangana Police Service are directly recruited officers or promoted from lower ranks) or an Additional Superintendent of Police (Officers of Indian Police Service). The officer who heads a Sub-Division is known as S.D.P.O. resp. Sub Divisional Police Officer.

Circles

A Circle comprises several Police Stations. An Inspector of Police who heads a police circle is the Circle Inspector of Police or CI.

Stations

A Police Station is headed by an Inspector (an upper subordinate rank). A Police Station is the basic unit of policing, responsible for prevention and detection of crime, maintenance of public order, enforcing law in general as well as for performing protection duties and making security arrangements for the constitutional authorities, government functionaries, representatives of the public in different legislative bodies and local self governments, public figures etc.