What is the full form of SHO?
The full form of SHO is a Station House Officer. SHO is the head or individual in charge of the locality police station. He supervises the police station’s activities and is responsible for maintaining law and order in his region. His emblem for the division is three stars on his shoulder strap. A group of Constables, Head Constables and SI work under him.
Duties of SHO
- The law allows a Station House Officer to perform criminal investigations in India and attend court on behalf of the police station.
- Becoming a part of the Indian Police is regarded as one of India’s most respected statuses.
- He oversees the activities of the police station and is responsible for preserving law and order in his area.
- SHO is accountable for the efficient operation of the police station as well as the supervision of the officers working there in subordinate roles.