Chandigarh Police as reorganized on 1st November, 1966. The first chief of Chandigarh Police was Shri V. K. Kalia, SSP. The post of IGP was created in 1981 and 16 IGPs have been appoint till date. Presently Shri R. P. Upadhyaya, IPS, is the Inspector General of Police. The Chandigarh Police is presently headed by an Inspector General of Police who is ably assisted by a Deputy Inspector General of Police. The Senior Superintendent of Police looks after crime and law & Order aspects of policing whereas Traffic & Security is looked after by the Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic & Security). The training, operations and crime against women and children are looked after by Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations & Training). The Indian Reserve Battalion of Chandigarh Police is looked after by the Commandant, IRB.