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Commissioner of Police, Bangalore City

The Commissioner of Police, Bangalore City is the head of the Bangalore City Police. Founded in July 1963, the post has been held by 31 officers of the Indian Police Service (IPS), the first of whom was C. Chandy. The average length of tenure is 1 year, 8 months; Bangalore's longest-serving police commissioner is P. G. Arlankar, who held office for 3 years, 9 months in the mid-1980s. The current incumbent is T. Suneel Kumar, who has held office since 1 August 2017.

Commissioner of Police,
Bangalore City
Incumbent
T. Suneel Kumar

since 1 August 2017
AppointerGovernment of Karnataka
Inaugural holderC. Chand
Formation1 July 1963

Past CommissionersEdit

No. Name[1] Tenure
1 C. Chandy, IPS 1 July 1963 19 April 1966
2 Kadhar Ali, IPS 20 April 1966 31 October 1968
3 Veera Badhraiah, IPS 31 October 1968 1 June 1972
4 K. G. Ramanna, IPS 2 June 1972 19 September 1973
5 M. L. Chandra Shekar, IPS 20 September 1973 1 June 1976
6 T. Albert Manoraj, IPS 2 June 1976 31 October 1976
7 B. M. Garudachar, IPS 31 October 1976 30 December 1980
8 A. R. Nizamuddin, IPS 31 December 1980 2 March 1983
9 P. G. Arlankar, IPS 2 March 1983 8 December 1986
10 K. U. Balakrishna Rao, IPS 8 December 1986 31 October 1987
11 A. R. Sridharan, IPS 31 October 1987 1 December 1988
12 S. N. S. Murthy, IPS 1 December 1988 5 June 1989
13 Ramalingam, IPS 5 June 1989 31 July 1992
14 Chandulal, IPS 31 July 1992 15 September 1993
15 P. Kodanda Ramaiah, IPS 15 September 1993 21 December 1994
16 T. Srinivasalu, IPS 21 December 1994 13 June 1996
17 S. C. Burman, IPS 13 June 1996 2 April 1997
18 L. Revanasiddaiah, IPS 14 April 1997 18 November 1999
19 Madiyal, IPS 19 November 1999 31 October 2001
20 H. T. Sangliana, IPS 31 October 2001 21 October 2002
21 M. D. Singh, IPS 21 October 2002 2 May 2003
22 Mariswamy, IPS 2 May 2003 8 June 2005
23 Ajay Kumar Singh, IPS 8 June 2005 21 June 2006
24 Achyut Rao, IPS 21 June 2006 11 July 2008
25 Shankar Bidari, IPS 11 July 2008 2 May 2011
26 B. G. Jyothi Prakash Mirji, IPS 2 May 2011 5 April 2013
27 Ragavendra H. Auradkar, IPS 5 April 2013 20 May 2013
(26) B. G. Jyothi Prakash Mirji, IPS 20 May 2013[2] 30 June 2013[3]
(27) Ragavendra H. Auradkar, IPS 30 June 2013 21 July 2014
28 M. N. Reddi, IPS 21 July 2014 31 July 2015
29 N. S. Megharikh, IPS 31 July 2015 31 December 2016
30 Praveen Sood, IPS 1 January 2017 31 July 2017
31 T. Suneel Kumar, IPS 1 August 2017 Incumbent

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