Delhi Police Museum, was built by the city’s police force in 2003 in north Delhi. The museum was built to display objects that reflect how policing has developed since the pre-Independence period. This museum takes us into the world of thrill and sensation as museum contains several thought provoking items all related to police, crime & criminals, from the ancient to the modern times.
The museum is built on an area of approximately 2,200 square feet. An inspector in-charge conducts research work on a daily basis to find ancient documents and get them placed in the museum gallery. Presently, it has records of the first FIR that was filed on 18 October, 1861 at Sabzi Mandi police station, as well as various weapons and tools used by cops, the changing police uniform, instruments used to communicate and many more interesting insights into the history of Delhi police. The first FIR lodged in 1861 at Sabzi Mandi police station, was when the Indian Police Act was brought under Indian Penal Code and five police stations were built in Delhi.