NEW DELHI, Dec 29 - The total strength of women in the Assam Police seems to be relatively low, as the insurgency-affected State has a total strength of 3,637 women in the State police force, out of which 3,337 are women constables.
There is no woman police officer in the senior posts. There is only one woman officer in the rank of DIG, while there are nine officers in the rank of AIDP and SSP. There are six women officers in the rank of Additional SP and 33 officers in the rank of Deputy SP and 19 Inspectors. There are 134 SIs, 29 ASIs and 157 head constables.
The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) released the data on Police Organisations online today. The BPR&D has been publishing the �Data on Police Organisations� annually since the year 1986. The report was released by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on January 29, 2020.
The sanctioned strength of the State Special Armed Police is the highest in Uttar Pradesh (1,34,036), followed by Assam (43,073). However, the actual strength of the State Special Armed Police is the highest in Uttar Pradesh (96,160), followed by Assam (36,546).
A total of 161 Police Districts are affected by terrorism or extremism. The number of police districts affected by the extremist problem, during the last 10 years (2010-2019), shows a mixed trend. A slight decrease was noticed from 2010 to 2014, a slight increase during 2015-17, and again a decrease in 2019.
Further, through the analysis of the deployment of 1,917 companies of CAPFs, it is observed that 720 companies of CAPFs were deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, followed by 262 companies in Chhattisgarh. It clearly indicates that North, Central and North Eastern regions of the country, which are affected by terrorism/left-wing extremism and insurgency, had significant deployment of CAPFs during the period.
In Assam, 16 police stations are affected by extremism.