The Central Reserve Police Force came into existence as Crown Representative’s
Police on 27th July 1939. It became the Central Reserve Police Force on enactment of
the CRPF Act on 28th December 1949. It has completed 74 years of glorious history.
The Force has grown into a big organization with 231 Bn, (including 200 executive Bns,
4 Mahila Bns, 10 RAF Bns, 10 CoBRA Bns, 5 Signal Bns and 1 Special Duty Group &
1 PDG), 41 Group Centres, 20 Training Institutions, 3 CWS, 7 AWS, 3 SWS & 4
Composite Hospitals of 100 bed and 17 Composite Hospitals of 50 bed.
It is All India in character, both in deployment and in its composition. Due to its unique
capability to quickly adapt to various situational requirements, and also, to work in
perfect harmony with the State Police, CRPF has, over the years, acquired the
distinction of being perhaps the most acceptable Force, by the people and the State