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Tamil Nadu Police

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Tamil Nadu Police
Motto Truth Alone Triumphs
Agency Overview
Employees 1,11,897 [1]
Annual Budget 8,900 crore (US$1.2 billion) (2020-21 est.) [2]
Legal personality Governmental agency
Jurisdictional Structure
Divisional agency
(Operations jurisdiction)
State of [[Tamil Nadu|Tamil Nadu ]], IN
Map of the areas Tamil Nadu Police Department has control for
Size 130,058 square kilometres (50,216 sq mi)
Population 7,21,38,958
Legal jurisdiction State of Tamil Nadu
Governing body Department of Home, Prohibition and Excise
General nature
Operational Structure
Overviewed by Department of Home, Prohibition and Excise
Headquarters Dr Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai-600 004
Agency executive Shankar Jiwal, IPS, Director-General of Police, Tamil Nadu State

Tamil Nadu Police is the police force for Tamil Nadu, India. It is over 150 years old and it is the fifth largest police force in India.[3] There is one police officer for 632 people in Tamil Nadu. The director of the Tamil Nadu police is Shankar Jiwal.[4][5][6]

References[change | change source]

  2. "Tamil Nadu Budget Analysis 2020-21" (PDF). prsindia.org. 2020.[permanent dead link]
  3. Tamil Nadu Police Archived 24 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  4. Sivaraman, R. (6 March 2022). "First of its kind State Cyber Crime Investigation Centre set up in Tamil Nadu". The Hindu. Retrieved 19 March 2022.
  5. "TN plans social media monitoring centre to curb fake news". The New Indian Express. 19 March 2022. Retrieved 19 March 2022.
  6. "Tamil Nadu Budget Analysis 2020-21" (PDF). prsindia.org. 2021.[permanent dead link]