J&K police strength is 75,000

Jammu and Kashmir Police has a total strength of nearly 75,000 personnel and 224 police stations across the state, the Legislative Council was informed today.

At present, the overall posted strength of the Police Department is 74,913 and there are 224 police stations in the state, the government said in the Upper House in reply to a question by MLC Naresh Kumar Gupta. Government said apart from 224 police stations, 228 police posts also exist in the state.

Out of 224 police stations, six are women police stations, 11 are in Railways, two CID, two belong to the Crime Branch, one tourist police station and seven anti-human trafficking units, the minister incharge of Home said in a written reply.

228 police posts, including 20 in Railways and 108 Border Police Posts, also exist in the state, he said. The minister said while no new administrative unit has been sanctioned in the police department since 2014, police headquarters has been asked to work out a consolidated proposal for creation of Police Sub-Divisions/Police Stations/Police Posts keeping in view the felt requirements of the department. The proposal is under examination with Police Headquarters, he added.



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