After promises the home department has finally given its nod for the establishment of the Police Commissionerate for Belgaum. The new Commissionerate office could be opened in the current SP office(IGP office) only sources said.
The National police commission has recommended that each city with a population of more than 10 Lakh have a Commissionerate. Each Commissionerate consists of 1,119 personnel and requires about Rs.30 crores. Once the Commissionerate is established 3 more IPS officers would be deputed, one would be the Commissioner and other two being his Deputy’s.