The primary duty of the Police is maintenance of law & order, protection of life and property of the people, detection and investigation of crime.
The Police Department is headed by Director General of Police who is also the Commandant General of Home Guards and Civil Defence.
The Organizational set-up/wings of Police is given as under:-
- Criminal Investigation Department(CID)
- Security & Special Security Group
- Training Institutions.
- Forensic Science Laboratory.
- Armed Police/IRP Battalions.
- Police Telecommunication.
- Home-guards/Civil Defence/Auxiliary Police.
- Prosecution wing of Police.
- J&K Police Housing Corporation.