Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) releases Data on Police Organizations as on 01.01.2020

New Delhi: The Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) released Data on Police Organizations as on 01.01.2020 online today.

The BPR&D has been publishing the “Data on Police Organizations” (DoPO), annually, since the year 1986. DoPO as on 01.01.2019 was released by the Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah, on 29th January, 2020.  This is for the first time in the history of BPR&D that DoPO for a particular year has been released during the year itself. Much effort has gone into verifying the data.

The salient features of the DoPO as on 01.01.2020 are as under:

A. 1. Total Sanctioned  Police Force in the States/ UTs (Civil +  DAR+ Spl. Armed+ IRB) 26,23,225
  2 Total Actual Police Force (Civil +  DAR+ Spl. Armed+ IRB) 20,91,488
  3 Vacancy 5,31,737
  4 Strength of Women in Police Force (Civil +  DAR+ Spl. Armed+ IRB)/ Percentage 2,15,504/


  5 Percentage increase of Woman Police over the previous year 16.05%
B. 6 Total Sanctioned  Strength of CAPFs 11,09,511
  7 Total Actual  Strength of CAPFs 9,82,391
  8 Strength of Woman Police  in CAPFs/ Percentage 29,249/


C. 9 Number of Police Districts 800
  10 Number of Sanctioned Police Stations 16,955
  11 Number of State Armed Police Battalions 318
  12 Number of Police Commissionerates 63
  13 Number of Police Personnel recruited in 2019 1,19,069
  14 Expenditure on Police Training : Financial Year 2019-20

(Rs. in crores)

D. 15 Population Per Police Person (PPP)  – Sanctioned 511.81
  16 Police Population Ratio (PPR) (Police Personnel per lakh of population) – Sanctioned 195.39
  17 Police Area Ratio (PAR)  (Per 100 Sq Km.) – Sanctioned 79.80
  18 Police Vehicles available with States/UTs Police 2,02,925
  19 CCTV cameras available with States/UTs Police 4,60,220

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