Law & Order

Police & Crime

Number of Police Stations

Sl. No. Particulars In Numbers
2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
1 Police Station 5 7 7 7
2 Outposts 5 5 3 3
3 Checkposts 1 1 1 1
4 Beat Houses 3 3 3 3
5 Investigation Centres 1 1 1 1
6 Fire Station 1 1 1 1
7 Fire Tenders 18 18 19 19

Strength of Police Personnel in West Garo Hills

Sl. No. Particulars In Numbers Unit in nos.
2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
1 Superintendent of Police 1 1 1 1 no
2 Addl. Superintendent of Police nil nil nil 1 no
3 Deputy S.P. 1 1 1 1 no
4 Inspectors 8 8 8 8 nos
5 Sub-Inspectors 75 74 70 73 nos
6 Head Constable(UB) 15 24 25 24 nos
7 Havilder(AB) 23 26 25 26 nos
8 Constable AB/UB 457 478 462 475 nos
9 Cooks & Sweepers 20 24 22 20 nos

Incidence of Crimes by Major Head

Sl. No. Type of Crime Reference Years Unit in Nos.
2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
1 Murder 16 16 11 16 nos
2 Rape 7 4 11 15 nos
3 Kidnapping & Abduction 15 12 12 25 nos
4 Dacoity 9 10 9 13 nos
5 Robbery 1 9 14 10 nos
6 Theft 34 66 142 156 nos
7 Riots 8 4 6 11 nos
8 Criminal Breach of Trust 1 2 4 3 nos
9 Cheating 12 6 22 25 nos
10 Miscellaneous crime including house trespass 151 169 338 322 nos

Offences Under Local and Special Law

Sl.No. Particulars Reference Years Unit in Nos.
2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
1 Arms Act. 2 9 7 5 nos
2 Gambling Act. 2 5 3 5 nos
3 Explosive Act & Explosive. - - 2 3 nos
4 Substance Act. - - - -  
5 Prohibition Act. - - - -  
6 Other Offences 14 6 11 9 nos

No. Accidents and persons killed and injured

Sl.No. Particulars Reference Years Unit in Nos.
2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
1 No. of Accidents 25 25 64 54 nos
2 No. of persons :-          
  a) Injured 91 105 253 158 persons
  b) Killed 15 9 29 12 persons

Source: District Statistical Handbook 2010-11