Serchhip DEF


Serchhip District is located at the heart of Mizoram state at a distance of 112 Kms. from state capital Aizawl. The District area covers 1421 Sq. kms., 38 villages and a population of 64,937 (2011 Census).

Following the creation of Serchhip District in the year 1998, the office of Superintendent of Police, Serchhip District started functioning from a rented house at New Serchhip since 1st Sept., 1998. The present Office building of Superintendent of Police, Serchhip at IOC Veng was later constructed and inaugurated on 23rd Aug., 2012 with a limited staff.

The first Superintendent of Police of the District was Pu Vanlalhruaia, MPS with a stint of 11 months w.e.f. 01.09.1998 – 5.8.1999. Initially, there was 1 (one) Police Sub-Division, 2 (two) Police Stations, viz., Serchhip PS and N. Vanlaiphai PS and one Out- Post viz., Thenzawl Out-Post under the charge of Superintendent of Police Serchhip District.


i) Superintendent of Police : At the apex is the Office of the Superintendent of Police, Serchhip District located at the District Capital, Serchhip. 

ii) Police Sub-Division : There is one Police Sub-Division in Serchhip District. It was established in the year 1988 before the creation of Serchhip District. This Police Sub-Division covers the entire district and working from the office building of SP.

iii) Police Stations : There are 3(three) Police Stations in the District viz., Serchhip Police Station, North Vanlaiphai Police Station and Thenzawl Police Station.

  • Serchhip Police Station : Serchhip Police Station was created on 10.03.1974 and covers 13 villages which are mostly located around the District capital, Serchhip.
  • North Vanlaiphai Police Station : North Vanlaiphai Police Station was created on 01.12.1974 and it covers 11 villages which all are located along the eastern part of the district. It has 14 Kms of International Border with two bordering villages at Lungkawlh and Sailulak. 
  • Thenzawl Police Station : Thenzawl Police Station was upgraded from Out-Post status on 4.6.2009 and started functioning as a full-fledged Police Station w.e.f. 9.7.2009. Thenzawl Police Station covers 5 (five) villages which are located along western parts of the district. 
  • Police Out-Post : Chhingchhip Police Out-Post was inaugurated on 28.5.2019 and functions under Serchhip Police Station. The Out-Post covers 9 (nine) villages – mostly located along the North-Eastern parts of the district.
  • Police Beat Post : There is one Beat Post at Serchhip town Bazar point under Serchhip Police Station. The deployments of personnel for this Beat Post have been managed from the existing staff of Serchhip Police Station.
  • District Special Branch : DSB is functioning at Serchhip town. 
  • Traffic Branch : Traffic Branch is established with the existing staff drawn from Serchhip Police Station to ensure regulation of traffic flow within Serchhip town and enforcement of MV Act. 


  • Reserve Branch: The main function of RO is maintenance of administration and discipline of the Unit, deals with all matters of correspondences and other duties in respect of the members of the forces within the District.
  • Establishment Branch. This Branch deals with the General correspondences and Accounts.
  • Crime Branch. This Branch deals with all records and correspondences relating to Crime in the District and other crime related matter from outside District.
  • Prosecution Branch. Prosecution Branch has also been formed. Headed by an Inspector, they station themselves at the District Court and work in alias with the District Assistant Public Prosecutor.
  • MT Branch. This branch deals with repairs, maintenance and care of all the vehicles of the Unit.
  • Clothing Branch. This branch deals with collect and disburse clothing items to Police individual and safe keeping of undisbursed items.
  • Traffic Branch. There is no separate sanction of force for performing Traffic duty within the district. However, arrangement has been made by making some adjustment from the present sanction of force and a separate traffic branch has been formed. The strength is arranged in accordance with the staff of Serchhip Police Station. This traffic staff regulates and control movements of vehicles within Serchhip Town. 

Thenzawl Police Station under Serchhip District was awarded the coveted ‘Best Police Station, 2018 award’ by Police Hqrs. in recognition of its exemplary service rendered towards the welfare of the people, to protect and improve the quality of life within the jurisdiction of the Police Station.