The Police force of a country is entrusted with the duties of maintenance of public order and prevention and detection of crimes. To make a career in Police or Law Enforcement Service, it holds huge prospects for courageous and dedicated candidates. There is an increased demand for police jobs in India and across the world. IPS is the premier and apex police service of the country India.
The job opportunities in police of India are vast. You can pursue a career in the capacity of a police inspector as a non-gazetted officer. The positions that are available for non-gazetted officers include Inspector of Police
Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police and Sub-Inspector of Police.
If you are a gazetted police officer
you can look for promotions as Additional Commissioner of Police
Deputy Commissioner of Police
Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police
Assistant Commissioner of Police
Special Commissioner of Police
Commissioner of Police and Joint Commissioner of Police.
professionals in this field can also look for national and international level job opportunities. Some job options are available in Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and Detective Agency.
Courses to be pursued
• Police Training Course
• Need To Qualify UPSC exam
Working conditions vary greatly. It is based on factors such as location, staffing levels and the number of incident reports. Police work often proves to be both physically and mentally demanding, especially compared to most other jobs. Police officers work on a full-time basis, and schedules often include long daily shifts. Accidents and crimes can occur at any hour of the day or night, and officers at poorly staffed departments often have to work overtime.
You do need to enjoy working in the community
be a good communicator
decisive and work well under pressure. It is essential to be physically fit as you never know what situations you may find yourself in.
• Class 10+2 • No formal education needed but you need to pass a written test. Physical fitness is also a help. You will need to pass the police training course.