In Jammu & Kashmir the women police wing was established in 1965 with a staff of one SI, 2 ASIs, 3 HCs, 27 Constables. Their duties included assistance to investigating staff in arrests, searches and interrogation of women offenders and suspects. They were also used against women demonstrations and mob. Their other important duty was screening of women passengers at Jammu and Srinagar airport.
The strength of women police in the state has increased manifold & some of women officers of the state have been directly recruited as DySsP through State civil services examination.