Mumbai Police, Bombay Police, Mumbai Police Department

The Mumbai Police system comprises of the crime branch, law and order administration, the traffic police and the anti-terrorist squad. The Mumbai Police is a statutory body ensuring public security and law and order of the metropolis. The Police of Mumbai is also responsible for detection of criminal acts and for investigating violations of law by any person living in Mumbai.

Each of the divisions of Mumbai Police has a commander holding one of the topmost ranks of the Mumbai Police department. The Commissioner of Police of Mumbai is the head of the Mumbai Police department. The rank structure of the police of Mumbai is as follows:

  • Joint Commissioner of Police
  • Additional Commissioner of Police
  • Deputy Commissioner of Police
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police
  • Police Inspector
  • Assistant Police Inspector
  • Sub Inspector and others

The Police of Mumbai (Bombay) performs several tasks based on the democratic principles. The main functions of the Mumbai Police are to:

  • Ensure public safety
  • Maintain law and order in the city
  • Offer emergency service to the Mumbai citizens when required
  • Protect freedom and human rights
  • Detection of criminal acts
  • Traffic safety
  • Responsible for carrying out anti-terrorist operations

Last Updated on 23 March 2011