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Kanpur City Police

The police force in Kanpur comes under the purview of Uttar Pradesh Police Force. The police force in Uttar Pradesh came into existence in 1871 and Kanpur City Police too comes under the ambit of Uttar Pradesh Police Force.

Kanpur Police Force

Kanpur Police Zone


Uttar Pradesh is the one of the largest states in the country and to provide safety and security to all the residents of the state is a challenging task for the state police force. To ensure effective policing and provision of security for the residents, the state is divided in to 8 zones, 18 police ranges and 75 police districts. Each zone here has 2-3 ranges and each range has 2 to 4 district.

Kanpur is one such police zone and includes two ranges namely Kanpur and Jhansi. A total of 10 districts come under these two ranges. Seven of these are located in Kanpur district while three come under Jhansi district.

Kanpur range comprises of seven districts namely Kanpur Nagar, Kanpur Dehat, Auraiya, South Kanpur, Kannauj, Farrukhabad and Etawah. The Jhansi range comprises of three districts namely Jhansi, Jalaun and Lalitpur. Each district has Senior Superintendent of Police from Indian Police Force, assisted by Assistant Superintendent of Police (SP) and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DYSP). However, based on the area, size, population and police work the number of SP and DYSP appointed in each district are different.

Kanpur Police


The main role of Kanpur Police comes as an effective policing unit which has been entrusted the responsibility of providing safety and security to the residents of the city. The city police have well maintained vehicles to carry out effective patrolling in various parts of the city. A large number of TATA Xylo have been recently acquired by the police force and have been pressed to nab anti-social elements present in various parts of the city and its surrounding areas.

Reaching out to Kanpur Police


Technology has had its impact on Kanpur Police Force too. The city police have created a Facebook account where the citizens can lodge complaints. Taking due concise of any such online complaint, the concerned police station contacts the person who lodged the complaint and tries to offer solace at the earliest.

In its trial endeavour, three police stations of Kanpur city namely Kohana, Kakadeo and Naubasta have been linked with the Facebook profile of city police. People in these areas are being asked to file police complaints through Facebook only. The city police is also working on a module whereby the pictures of wanted criminals will be posted on its Facebook page, so that the common public is aware of presence of these criminals among them.

Kanpur Police Helpline Number

  • DIG Police- 0512 2311461
  • Sr Supretendant Of Police City- 0512 2311407
  • SSP Kanpur City IEL Guest House Cantt- 0512 2360660
  • SP 14 /60 Civil Lines- 0512 2294344
  • SP Anti Dacoit Operation- 0512 2294399
  • SP City- 0512 2311175
  • Dy S P Intelligence- 0512 2365841
  • Zonal Intelligence- 0512 2562866
  • S P Traffic- 0512 2320155, 0512 2317962
  • Control Room Kotwali- 0512 2366000
  • Complaint Section Police Office- 0512 2356222
  • S P Dehat Police Line- 0512 2320870
  • S S P City- 0512 2311285
  • S P South Thana Compound Cantt- 0512 2355254

List of Police Stations in Kanpur along with Phone numbers

  • Police Station- Govind Nagar 0512 2651575
  • Police Station- Barra 0512 2681414
  • Police Station- Kotwali 0512 2355789
  • Police Station- Bazaria 0512 2525445
  • Police Station- Baadshahi Naka 0512 2357447
  • Police Station- Armapur 0512 2513 211
  • Police Station- Kidwai Nagar 0512 2615215
  • Police Station- Raipur 0512 2520063
  • Police Station- Bithoor 0512 2279031
  • Police Station- Panki 0512 2263200
  • Police Station- Mool Ganj 0512 2355648
  • Police Station- Anwar Ganj 0512 2357399
  • Police Station- Sisamau 0512 2540 357
  • Police Station- Rail Bazar 0512 2325916
  • Police Station- Chhawani 0512 2381922
  • Police Station- Nawab Ganj 0512 2561370
  • Police Station- Chaman Ganj 0512 2549125
  • Police Station- Kalyanpur 0512 2570261

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