Sanjay Barve

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Sanjay Barve
Sanjay Barve, Indian Police Service, Commissioner of Police, Mumbai.jpg
Born (1959-08-13) 13 August 1959 (age 60)[1]
Police career
DepartmentMaharashtra Police
Service years1987 - present
RankDirector General of Police.png Director General of Police
  • IND Police Medal for Meritorious Service.png Police Medal for Meritorious Service.

Sanjay Barve is a 1987 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and the current police commissioner of Mumbai, the largest city in India and the tenth most populous city in the world. Sanjay Barve took over as Mumbai's police commissioner on 28 February 2019, succeeding Subodh Kumar Jaiswal.[2][3] Barve was previously the director general of the Anti Corruption Bureau, Maharashtra, from 18 September 2018.[4] He has also held the posts of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Economic Offences Wing) as well as an additional charge as head of the State Intelligence Department.[5] He has been the Director of the Maharashtra Police Academy. He was part of a special team which investigated Abdul Karim Telgi. He was awarded the President's Police Medal in 2006.[6]


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  2. ^ "Sanjay Barve Appointed New Police Commissioner Of Mumbai". NDTV. Press Trust of India. 28 February 2019. Retrieved 2019-03-02.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ Hafeez, Mateen (28 February 2019). "Sanjay Barve appointed new police commissioner of Mumbai". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-03-02.
  4. ^ India, Press Trust of (18 September 2018). "IPS officer Sanjay Barve named new Maharashtra ACB chief". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2019-03-02.
  5. ^ "Sanjay Barve new State ACB chief". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 19 September 2018. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2019-03-02.CS1 maint: others (link)
  6. ^ "President's medal for Sanjay Barve". DNA. 29 January 2006. Retrieved 2019-03-02.