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 the 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 Shashank Anand, IPS,
Superintendent of Police.
District Police Headquarters is
located in Mini Secretariat, 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 Civil
Lines, Gharaunda & PS Highway, DSP City
is the Supervisory officer of PS
City, Sadar & City Traffic Karnal. DSP Karnal is the
Supervisory officer of PS Madhuban. DSP Indri is the
Supervisory officer of PS Indri, Butana, Taraori &
Kunjpura.DSP Assandh is the Supervisory officer of PS Assandh &