AIZAWL DEF

Aizawl District Police Force

The present Aizawl District is one of the five districts carved out by dividing the erstwhile while Aizawl district in 1998. The work and administration of the present day Aizawl District are carried out from the same office as that of erstwhile Aizawl District. Aizawl is the administrative and business centre of the State. All the administrative heads of the state are located in the District. 40% population of the state is located in Aizawl district and hence it is most important of all the Districts. It is bounded by 5 (five) other districts viz-Kolasib dist., Mamit dist., Lunglei dist., Serchhip dist., and Champhai dist., on the north western, west, south west, north and eastern sides respectively. In the north it borders the Cachar dist., of Assam State and Manipur.

 

Facts & Figures:

1.

  Area of the district

  3576.31 sq. kms.

2.

  Population

  339812

3.

  Village Council

  168 nos.

4.

  No. of R.D. Block

  5 nos.

5.

  No. of Police. Sub-Division

  3 nos. ( Sakawrdai Sub-Div. not sanctioned)

6.

  No. of Police Station

  8 nos.

7.

  No. of Police Out post

  3 nos.

8.

  No. of MLA constituencies

  13 nos.

 

Police Establishment:

Aizawl being the capital of Mizoram, Police Hqrs. is located in Aizawl and most heads of police units are located in the District. The first SP of Aizawl District was F. Lalremsiama, IPS. The strength of Aizawl DEF is as below :

Rank

Sanction Strength

  SP

  1

  Addl. SP

  3

  Dy. SP

  6 ( including Sakawrdai)

  Inspector

  15

  Sub-Inspector

  55

  Asstt. Sub-Inspector

  54

  Head Constable

  72

  Constable

  406

  IV-Grade

  35

  Driver

  43

 

Crime:

Crime rate is highest in Aizawl district and it handles more than 50% of the crime in the state. Crime has increased on account of rapid urbanization. Majority of the crime are petty thief, burglaries and cases under MLPC Act.

Being the administrative nerve centre in the state, law and order situation like processions, agitation, and demonstration are organised by different political parties’ student organizations and other NGOs etc.

There is a spillover effect of insurgency in the areas of Mizoram bordering the Manipur.

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