Inspector, Police

Minimum Graduation any stream with Indian Police Service Exam cleared

Not required

The tasks an Inspector, Police is expected to perform include:

Maintaining law and order

Protecting the property and persons from hazards and unlawful acts

Apprehending violation of the law

Inspecting the police stations under his charge

Studying the reports and other records and informing higher authorities about inadequacies such as delays or improper actions

Investigating all the serious crimes such as dacoit, murder, conspiracy, etc.

Maintaining the crimes register and acting to minimize crimes by rounding up bad character or keeping watch over them

Keeping Superintendent of Police informed about important occurrences within his jurisdiction by regular rendition of reports

Conducting the cases against accused in court

Specialising in security arrangements, traffic control, intelligence, enforcement and anticorruption work

Skilled in handling armed and ordinary reserves along with magazine and other stores

Ability to provide training to recruits

Knowledge of drills and proper use of arms

Proficient in handling serious crimes such as dacoit, murder, conspiracy, etc.

Ability to timely inform higher authorities about inadequacies such as delays or improper actions

Proficient in inspecting and handling the police stations under his charge

Not applicable

Attention to detail


Quick decision making skills



Good interpersonal skills



Physically fit

It is a field job

The candidate will supervise a team of Constables and Sub-inspectors

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Police stations usually work for 7 days a week and 24 hours everyday. This may vary from police station to police station

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 19,200 to INR 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Public Administration in India

Public administration in India plays a very important role, not only as an instrument of governance but a mechanism for social change and progress in the country. It not only protect its citizens from internal and external damages, but take an active role in the social, political, economic and cultural development of the country.

Better public administration comes with a disciplined society that has less crime rate and more peace and this is only possible with a good police force. So, the demand for Inspector, Police is very much there for continuous and proper public administration in India.

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Cities and towns across India