Difference Between Sub Inspector (SI) and SHO, TI, CI, DSP, ACP, ASI, IPS with Badges
In this article, some identification between the different inspectors given with badges.
Sub Inspector (SI) can give command to few police personnel (head constable, commanding police outposts). A sub Inspector ranks above an Assistant sub-inspector of Police (ASI) and below an inspector (who is mainly guide a group of police station). The rank insignia for a sub-inspector is two (five point) stars, and a red and blue striped ribbon at the outer end of the shoulder straps. This is similar to the insignia of a subedar in the Indian Army.
Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI)
Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) will have one (five point) star, and a red and blue striped ribbon at the outer end of the shoulder straps. This is similar to the insignia of a naib subedar in the Indian Army. The rank insignia for principal sub-inspector and additional sub-inspector are one and the same.
Station House Officer (SHO)
A station house officer (SHO) is the officer in charge of a police station in India and Pakistan. The SHO holds the rank of inspector or sub-inspector. In India, the law permits a station house officer to conduct the investigation of crimes. In other words, we can say that SI (Sub-Inspector) or Inspector may be SHO.
Head constable works under Sub-Inspector or Inspector.
Inspector in a town is called town Inspector. There should be three star as Insignia.
Tehsil have five station and each has also SI, Inspector. These Tehsil station come under circle inspector.
A circle officer (CO) is a police officer of the rank of deputy superintendent of police (DSP) or assistant commissioner of police (ACP) heading an independent police sub-division in the states of Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh in India.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)
It is a rank of a police officer in the police department in India. DSP is a state police officer who represents state police forces.
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP)
Assistant commissioner is a rank used in many police forces around the globe. It is also a rank used in revenue administrations like land, income tax, customs, inland etc. in many countries.
Indian Police Services (IPS)
The Indian Police Service (IPS) is the policing arm of the All India Services. Along with the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Forest Service (IFS), the IPS is one of the three All India Services — its cadre can be employed by both the Union Government and the individual States.
Indian State Police Gazetted Officer Rank Insignia (State Police Cadre)
Indian Police Service Officer Rank Insignia
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