Around 20 thousand police officers have been transferred across the country within two years of appointment in 2019. In this, 70 percent of transfers were at the SHO level. According to government data released on January 1, a total of 20637 transfers have been made in 2019.
These include SHO, Deputy SP, Assistant Commissioner, District SP, Deputy Commissioner, DIG, IG, Additional Commissioner of Police, and Police Commissioner level. All these transfers were done within one or two years of appointment.