We serve, we protect.
Bengaluru City police Commissionerate has completed fifty two (52) glorious years in the service of public.
On 4th July, 1963, Bengaluru City got the police Commissionerate System and officer of the rank of Deputy Inspector General of police was appointed as the Commissioner of Police. The First Commissioner of Police Sri. C Chandy, IPS began functioning from July 1963.
The Bengaluru City Commissionerate was headed by the officer of the rank of DIGP till 1976. From 1976 to 1989 it was upgraded to Inspector General of Police rank and subsequently this post was upgraded to the rank of Addl. Director General of Police rank. The present commissioner of Police is 29th in the list of Commissioners who have served the city.
Starting out as a small unit, Bengaluru City Commissionerate has now grown as one of the biggest metropolitan police units in the Country serving nearly one Crore people. With the rapid development of the city, mainly due to boom in Information technology sector and real estate new areas have been added to the jurisdiction of the city and we now have 105 law and order police station and 42 traffic police station.
Bengaluru City Police, through the year has earned a formidable reputation as a leader in innovative practices and has been at the vanguard in harnessing technology for better policing and also for initiating citizen friendly schemes.
Right from its inception, City Police has worked unswervingly to ensure prompt delivery of service to the citizens of all walks of life of this great city and has earned its spurs as one of the best urban police units in the country