The Establishment

Bhubaneswar Traffic Police:

Long before the inception of Police Commissionerate, one traffic out-post was functioning in a small building near IDCOL, Unit-II, Bhubaneswar with an Inspector of Police as its in-charge officer assisted by sub-inspector of Police and ASI of Police. Traffic Havildars and Constables used to perform duty at different important intersections of the city. It shifted to its present location near A.G. Square, Bhubaneswar in the year 1997. It was upgraded to a Police Station vide Govt. of Odisha, Home Department Notification No. 10537/D&A dtd. 25.02.2009 and has become functional w.e.f. 02.03.2009 vide Commissioner's Order No. 311 dated 02.03.2009. Strenght of the Bhubaneswar Traffic Police is:

  1. Assistant Commissioner of Police: 01
  2. Inspector: 02
  3. Sub-Inspector: 09
  4. Assistant Sub-Inspector: 06
  5. Havildar: 18
  6. Constable: 205
  7. Homeguard: 117

The Government of Odisha has sanctioned a second Traffic Police Station for Bhubaneswar vide Home Department Notification no. 12939/D&A dated 20.03.2018 and it will be functional soon.

Cuttack Traffic Police:

Town Traffic Squad of Cuttack City was constituted in the year 1940 with a few Havildars and Constables. A Separate building at Badambadi Crossing known as Traffic Tower was inaugurated in the year 1988. It was upgraded to a Police Station vide Govt. of Odisha, Home Department Notification No. 10532/D&A dtd. 25.02.2009 and has become functional w.e.f. 02.03.2009 vide Commissioner's Order No. 311 dated 02.03.2009. New Traffic PS building was inaugurated at Madhupatna Crossing in the year 2011. The strength of the Cuttack Traffic Police is:

  1. Assistant Commissioner of Police: 01
  2. Inspector: 01
  3. Sub-Inspector: 01
  4. Assistant Sub-Inspector: 07
  5. Havildar: 19
  6. Constable: 160

National Highway Traffic Police:

To regulate traffic on NH16, that connects twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar a Traffic Police Station is functioning at Phulnakhara, located between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. This NH Traffic Police Station has been sanctioned vide Government of Odisha, Home Department Notification No. 10527/D&A dated 25.02.2009 vide Commissioner's Order No. 309 dated 02.03.2009. The strength of the National Highway Traffic Police Station, Phulnakhara is:

  1. Inspector: 01
  2. Sub-Inspector: 01
  3. Assistant Sub-Inspector: 03
  4. Havildar: 01
  5. Constable: 24
  6. Homeguard: 36

Police Commissionerate Police will remain committed to maintenance of law & order, prevention & detection of crime, maintenance & promotion of communal/ societal harmony.

Commissionerate Police will strive to ensure discipline on public roads and effective traffic management with a view to facilitate smooth flow of traffic and reduction of road accidents.