Overview

The District Police Attock, an integral unit of Punjab Police, is subdivided into 14 police stations. The head of each police station is an officer of the rank of an Inspector called Station House Officer (SHO). A group of police stations constitute a police sub-division, which is supervised by an officer of the rank of Assistant/ Deputy Superintendent of Police (ASP/ DSP).
 
Presently, Abadit Nisar (PSP) is the head of the District Police. The District Police is operationally augmented by district detachments of other wings of the provincial police, like Elite (Commando Units), Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), Special Branch (The Intelligence Wing), Punjab Highway Patrol (PHP) and Traffic Police. The district detachments of these specialized wings of the police are headed by an officer of the rank of DSP who reports to the Provincial Police Headquarter (PHQ). Moreover, these detachments are responsible to head all local operational matters.