Police Ranks

police-ranksThe ranks used in the Kerala Police are as follows
Director and Inspector General of Police (DGP)
Additional Director General of Police (Addl.DGP)
Inspector General of Police (IGP)
Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG)
Superintendent of Police (SP)
Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)/Deputy Superintendent of Police (Dy.SP)
Inspector of Police (Circle Inspector or CI)
Sub-Inspector of Police (SI)
Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police (ASI)
Police Head Constable (HC)
Police Constable (PC)

Head Constables having 15 years of service are automatically promoted to Assistant Sub Inspector. The pay scale of the Head Constables is the same as that of the starting pay-scale for an ASI.