Haryana is one of the 29 states in India, situated in North India. It was carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1 November 1966 on a linguistic basis. It stands 21st in terms of its area, which is spread about 44,212 km2 (17,070 sq mi).
As of 2011 census of India, the state is eighteenth largest by population with 25,353,081 inhabitants.
Haryana is one of the most economically developed regions in South Asia, and its agricultural and manufacturing industries have experienced sustained growth since the 1970s.
It shares its borders with Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to the north, and by Rajasthan to the west and south. The river Yamuna defines its eastern border with Uttar Pradesh. Haryana surrounds the country’s capital Delhi on three sides, forming the northern, western and southern borders of Delhi. Consequently, a large area of south Haryana is included in the National Capital Region for planning and development.
HARYANA POLICE HISTORY
Haryana Police works with great dedication, to serve the peaceful citizens of Haryana and faced many challenging tasks to handle command over criminals and crimes. Without the support of public and citizens, police cannot maintain law and order and peace. Introduction of advanced information technology, modernization in police force working area will surely add a great value to police services.The motto of Haryana Police is to serve and secure weak and common man, to maintain peace in community, to maintain transparency in rules & regulations, law and order for all at every level. The rules of Punjab Police came into existence in 1934 and separate state of Haryana was made on Nov. 1, 1966. The Haryana state comprises of 3 Commissionerates of Police & 4 Ranges.
On the pattern of the colonial Irish constabulary, Sir Charles Napier established a police system in Sindh in 1843. The British Indian Government set up a Police Commission headed by Mr. H. M. Court in 1860. One of the policy directives to the Police Commission of 1860 was that “though the duties of the police should be entirely civil, not military, the organization and discipline of the police should be similar to those of a military body”.
The present police system in our country has been established under this Character.
The Punjab Police Rules were framed in 1934, which still govern the police organisations in the north Indian States of Punjab, Himachahal Pradesh, Delhi, Chandigarh and Haryana.
The State of Haryana was carved out of Punjab on 1st of Novemberer, 1966.
At that time it comprised of one police Range and 6 districts and had a strength of 12165 personnel. Presently the State is divided into 4 Ranges, 3 Police Commissionerates – Gurgaon, Faridabad, Ambala-Panchkula and 17 districts besides the Railway Police district.
Now, Haryana Police has a total strength of 56989 (Gazetted Officers/365, Inspectors/800, Sub Inspectors/2006, Assistant Sub Inspectors/4595, Head Constables/9230, Constables/39993). DR K P Singh, IPS, is the Director General of Police (DGP) Haryana.
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