Tamil Nadu Police Real Face


Tamil Nadu Police is the primary law enforcement agency of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is over 150 years old and is the fifth largest state police force in India. Tamil Nadu has a police-population ratio of 1:632

The administrative control of Tamil Nadu Police vests with the Home Minister. Tamil Nadu police force is headed by a Director-General of Police (Law & Order). S/he may be assisted by an Additional Director-General of Police (Law & Order).All work related to Law and Order is handled by Commissioners of Police,Zonal Inspector generals of police,Range Deputy inspector generals of police and District Superintendent of police within their respective jurisdiction.

Tamil Nadu police has the largest strength of women police personnel and women police stations in the country, the first women police battalion of special police and commando force, the first established finger print lab, the first integrated modern control room in the country and has the greatest number of computers amongst police departments in the Country.

The special units of Tamil Nadu Police headed by Additional Director General of Police/Inspector general of police which is also supervised overall by Director General of Police.These Special Units

perform specific functions related to security, intelligence, criminal investigations and support services.[2] They are as follows:

Armed Police or Tamil Nadu Special Police
Civil Defence and Home Guards
Civil Supplies, CID
Coastal Security Group (CSG)
Crime Branch, CID
Economic Offences Wing (EOW)
Operations – TN Commando Force & Commando School
Prohibition Enforcement Wing
Railway Police
Social Justice and Human Rights
Special Branch, CID including Security
Technical Services
Special Task Force (STF)