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Sikkim "Background"

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With around 607,000 inhabitants as of 2011, Sikkim is the least populous state in India and the second-smallest state after Goa in total area, covering approximately 7,096 km2 (2,740 sq miles). Sikkim is nonetheless geographically diverse due to its location in the Himalayas, the climate ranges from subtropical to high alpine, and Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest peak, is located on Sikkim's border with Nepal.Sikkim is a popular tourist destination, owing to its culture, scenery and biodiversity. It also has the only open land border between India and China. Sikkim's capital and largest city is Gangtok.

Almost All the modes of transportations are available to visit Sikkim. This Paradise on Earth is well connected by airways, railways and roadways. In spite of being a hilly state, transportation of Sikkim is comfortable and more frequent to enjoy the ride on the world's most beautiful valley.


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Sikkim Police History

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Towards the last half of the nineteenth century, high up in the laps of the Himalayas, events were unfolding that would lead to the birth of a new organization.

Sikkim had become a protectorate of British India in 1861 and this had triggered off a spate of activity in the State. The first political officer of Sikkim, Claude White thought that with the increase in population, crime would be more prevalent and felt it necessary to raise a police force.Sikkim was also having territorial disputes with Tibet. In 1886 some Tibetian Militia occupied Lingto below the Jelepla pass on the Eastern border of Sikkim. In 1888 the Tibetians attacked Gnathang below the Jelepla pass but were pushed back by the British troops. Disturbances of such kind were posing a serious threat to the security of the state and the British felt that a Police outpost must be established somewhere at a strategic point on the Kalimpong-Rhenock-Jelepla-Lhasa Trade route. It was on the 27th of Nov. 1897 that a force consisting of 1 Head Constable and 5 Constables was posted at Aritar near Rhenock on the authority of a resolution passed by the King of Sikkim in the council. Sikkim Police was thus born.


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DGP's Message
"It has been our constant endeavor to present ourselves before the community as a responsible guardian of citizen's interests......"
Mission Statement
TO PROTECT AND SERVE is the motto of Sikkim Police. The mission of Sikkim Police is to serve the people as guardians of the law, enforcing the law of the land fairly and firmly without any prejudice. It is the duty of Sikkim Police to prevent crime and to pursue and bring to justice all those who break the law......
Organization Structure
Sikkim Police is headed by the Director General Of Police......
Organization Details
Sikkim Police is made up of Branch Units, Sub Units & District Units.....
Telephone & Email (Officers)

Listed Telephone Numbers & Email Addresses of Police Officers.

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Listed Email Addresses of SHOs of all 26 Police Stations in Sikkim.
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Sikkim Police has prepared this Citizens? Charter with a view to provide transparency in its activities.......