District : Chickmagalur
ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE :
Superintendent of Police is the Chief of Police administration in the District. He is being assisted by the Additional Superintendent of Police who assists the Superintendent of Police in crime and traffic matters. In establishment and accounts matter, the Superintendent of Police is being assisted be the Assistant Administrative Officer. For the administrative convenience the office has been divided into different sections and different wings as follows.
1) Establishment Section:-
This section deals with the service matters of the entire district force. This section is under the supervision of a section superintendent assisted by First Division Assistants (F.D.A) and Second Division Assistants (S.D.A).
2) Accounts Section:-
This section deals with the drawing of pay and allowances to the entire district force and other matters related to accounts. This section is under the supervision of a section Superintendent assisted by F.D.A's and S.D.A's.
3) Crime Section and D.C.R.B.:-
This section of deals with the maintenance of crime records and correspondence and furnishing of reports and information about crimes. The section is under the supervision of a police Inspector assisted by both ministerial and executive staff.
4) District Special Branch:-
This section deals with a collection of advance information about the activities of the different section of the society and inform the local Police in advance about the precautionary measures to be taken to check the occurance of untoward incidents and also deals with the providing of security arrangements to the VIP's and VVIP's. This section is under direct supervision of S.P. who is assisted by Police Inspector with Head Constables and Police Constables. This section is very important one and is called as ears and eyes of S.P of a District.
5) District Crime Intelligence Bureau:-
This branch is under the supervision of police inspector assisted by Head Constables and Police Constables. It collects the Information about the Social evils like gambling, matka, illicit liquors etc., and conduct raids on the direction of the Superintendent of Police.
Other then the above branches and sections there are branches like Finger Print Bureau and district scientific Aid Unit which will help in the detection of the crimes.
6) Police Control Room:-
For communication there is Police Control Room at the headquarters which functions under the supervision of Police Inspector (W), assisted by PSI's(W), ASI's(W), HC's(W) and PC's(W). This is the nerve centre of district police and communicates with other units as well as to the state Police headquarters. For immediate contact of Police for the emergency Assistance Telephone Number - 100 has been provided in the district control room to which any one can dial with free of cost.