a) Basic Data on Indian Police 1 Area (Sq. Kms.) 31,66,414 2 Population in thousands (1.10.2005) 110,70,64 3 Sanctioned Civil Police Force 1,183,665 4 State Armed Police Force 396,032 5 Total State Police Force 1,579,697 6 Population per Policemen 700.81 7 Police Ratio per lakh of population (one hundred thousand) 142.69 8 Police Ratio per hundred square kms.area 49.89 9 Number of Police Stations 12,702 10 Number of Police Out-Posts 7,284 11 State Armed Police Battalions 343+8Coys. b) Police Administrative Set up S. No. Police Administrative Office Number of Police Administrative Office 1 Police Zones 43 2 Police Division/Zones 166 3 Police Districts 666 4 Police Sub-Divisions 1,701 5 Police Circles 2,457 6 Police Stations (i) Rural (ii) Urban (iii) Railway 12,702 7,946 4,338 418 7 Out-Posts 7,284 8 Cities with Police Commissionerates 32