With an area of 236,286 Sq.Km. and a population of over 16.60 Crores apporx (census 2001), Uttar Pradesh has the distinction of being the largest single Police force not only in the country but of the entire world. The Director General of UP Police commands a force of approx. 1.70 Lacs aprox. personnel spread over 70 districts, 31 armed Battalions and other specialised wings/ branches relating to Intelligence, Investigation, Anti-corruption, Technical, Training, Forensic Science etc.