Police commissionerate system for Panchkula, Ambala
The state government notified a joint police commissionerate for Panchkula and Ambala districts this year. Headed by an officer of IG rank, the districts were divided into Panchkula, Ambala and Rural Ambala. The police were given magisterial powers after the commissionerate system came into place. The police also decided to convert Sectors 14 and 20 police stations into model police stations recently.