Karnal is one of the oldest district of Haryana State, since the inception
of Haryana as a State on 1st November 1966, Kurukshetra, Kaithal
& Panipat were part of Karnal District before getting status of
separate districts. It was also a district in
erstwhile Punjab State. During the First
War of Independence Deputy Commissioner Thanesar
shifted his headquarter to Karnal. In its heydays the district
boundaries extended across Tehsils of Karnal, Thanesar,
Kaithal and Panipat. In the year 1973 Tehsil
Thanesar was made a separate district Kurukshetra in
which Tehsil Kaithal was included. In the year 1989 Tehsil Panipat was made
a separate district.
The District Police is presently
headed by Shri Abhishek Garg, IPS, Superintendent
District Police Headquarters is located in Mini Secretariat,
3rd Floor, Sector 12, Karnal. There are eleven Police Stations and
nineteen Police Posts in District Karnal.
For timely assistance to the victims
of road accidents and to ensure smooth flow of traffic on the Highway
and to keep strict vigilance on
the road against highway crime a Police Station
Traffic, Karnal is established in this
district on National Highway No.1 at Sector-6, Karnal.
DSP HQ is the
Supervisory officer of PS Madhuban, Gharaunda, Taraori, PS
Highway & City Traffic. DSP City is
the Supervisory officer of PS City, Butana
& Kunjpura. DSP Karnal is the Supervisory officer of PS Civil Line
& Sadar. DSP Indri is the Supervisory officer of PS
Indri . DSP Assandh is the Supervisory officer of PS Assandh & Nissing.