What is the full form of ACP?
ACP:Assistant Commissioner of Police
It is a post given to a police officer of the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (Asst.SP) or Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP). The Insignia of ACP is three stars.
Key Duties of ACP
- ACP performs all the functions and duties of the Commissionerate assigned by the Commissioner of Police.
- He has to guide and supervise the officers under his jurisdiction and maintain the discipline of the department. They should make regular visits to the police stations.
- They make regular visits to the site of crime and for offenses of serious nature to follow and execute orders of higher authorities. He investigates crimes so that future incidents can be prevented.
- They also take roll-calls during visits to police stations, to make arrangements for overnight visits and to ensure that all officers under them are on alert during such visits.