Latest News : The Telangana State Special Police Battalions is one of the elite armed Police forces within the Telangana State Police constituted for dealing with serious law and order situations requiring a higher level of armed expertise than normal. The TSSP is organized on the lines of the paramilitary forces and have specialized training and weaponry to support in the maintenance of law and order and operations against anti-national outfits when necessitated. The TSSP Battalions are placed at key locations across State and activate upon the directions of the Chief of Police of the Telangana State when required to support the Civil Police in maintenance of situations, contingencies and events which go beyond the capacities and cut across jurisdictions of the local police.
The Telangana State Special Police (TSSP) is constituted of 13 Battalions in the State, (of which 8 are Indian Reserve Battalions, 4 General Battalions and 1 Tribal Battalion). The TSSP also functions as the predominant feeder organization to other specialized State level outfits.
As the Addl. Director General of TSSP Bns, I feel proud to lead an Organization of the stature & commitment TSSP which has always lived upto its motto of ‘Service’ ‘Courage’ ‘Valour’ and proven its mettle time and again. TSSP looks forward to continue serving the people of this State by gaining their trust and confidence at all times. Please feel free to contact us with valuable suggestions to enable us to serve better.
In Telangana State Special Police, out of 13 Battalions as on today 09 TSSP Battalions have dedicated Training Centres. These training centres are doing great volumes in Induction Trainings, ARC and other In-Service Trainings.
1) SCTPCs :
After bifurcation of the State, Prior to commencement of the induction training, the training readiness was reviewed, the infrastructure was developed and adequate trainers were imparted with ToT (Training of Trainers Course) in 4 Batches. The first batch Induction training for SCTPCs (TSSP) commenced from 01st May 2017 in 9 Battalion Training Centres.
Year wise SCTPCs trained details:
2) Promotional Trainings :
Apart from basic induction training, TSSP imparted training for about 3,414 personnel in Pre/Post – Promotional Trainings in the ranks of Head Constables, Asst. Reserve Sub-Inspectors and Reserve Sub-Inspectors.
Year wise Promotional training details:
3) Annual Refresher Training (ARC):
TSSP is conducting regularly Annual Refresher Training @ one company per battalion as per feasibility and also to the personnel being deployed for L&O Bandobust duties in its true spirit by ensuring that the physical fitness, proficiency in drill and parades, professional knowledge, morale in the personnel is enhanced for better performance. For about, 2,452 personnel have undergone ARC Training during the year 2021.
During the year 2022 so far 498 personnel undergone Annual Refresher Training and at present nearly 485 personnel are undergoing ARC Training in various TSSP Battalions.
TSSP equips Police personnel through In-Service Courses such as Outdoor Trainer skills, Physical Efficiency Training, other Skill Development, Anti-Extremist Training etc., through in-house faculty as well as through external resources.
1) Armourer Trainings :
Trainings have been conducted through AIA Unit to refresh the knowledge of the armourers in maintenance, repairs of arms along with Standard Operating Procedures for the armourers of the Battalions as well as all Police Units across the State. 141 Armourers of all Police Units of Telangana State were trained during the years 2020-2021.
TSSP Battalions is upgrading Police personnel Arms repairing skills through the Basic Armourer Course (14 Months) and Armourer Upgrading Course (3 Months) conducted by AWS-1, Group Centre, CRPF Chandrayangutta, 1-EME Training Centre, Secunderabad. 83 TSSP personnel completed their Basic Armourer Course (14 Months) and 10 personnel completed their Armourer Upgrading Course (3 Months).
TSSP Bands play an important role in Ceremonial Parades and major State Government functions. Apart from the State Ceremonial Functions TSSP Unit Band personnel have participated in various Band Competitions at National level as well as on the occasions of State Receptions hosted in the honour of State Guests.
In this regard, TSSP has developed its own in-house training capacity for Bugle as well as Band trainings.
3) Social Outreach through Trainings :
As part of Social responsibility, 07 TSSP Battalions have organized Trainings in the Battalions for the aspirants, who were preparing /appearing in the Police Department entrance examinations by providing meals, books wherever possible. A total 3095 joined Training for the Preliminary Examination and continued training for PMT & PET. Out of which 71% of them qualified to appear for Mains Examinations.