Indian Police Service

Officer Rank Insignia

SN

Insignia

Rank

Abbreviation

1

Director of Intelligence Bureau (GOI)

DIB

2

Commissioner of Police (State)

 or

 Director General of Police

CP or DGP

3

Joint Commissioner of Police or Inspector General of Police

JCP or IGP

4

Additional Commissioner of Police or Deputy Inspector General of Police

ADL.CP or DIG

5

Deputy Commissioner of Police or Senior Superintendent of Police

DCP or SSP

6

Deputy Commissioner of Police or Superintendent of Police

DCP or SP

7

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police or Additional Superintendent of Police

ADL.DCP or ASP

8

Assistant Commissioner of Police or Deputy Superintendent of Police

ACP or DSP

9

Assistant Superintendent of Police (Probationary Rank: 2 years of service)

Asst.SP

10

Assistant Superintendent of Police (Probationary Rank: 1 year of service)

Asst.SP

1. Although DIB is a 4 star post and not a rank, it's given to the senior most IPS officer in Intelligence Bureau.

 Rank insignia of CP/DGP is similar to Spl.CP /ADGP (not shown above).

 

Note: Commissioner of Police designation can only be used by ADL.CP/DIG, JCP/IGP and CP/DGP, where the latter is called Commissioner of Police (State) and the former ones Commissioner of Police (City).