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Definition

Sub Inspector of Police, Karnataka. Equal to an SHO in North India.
Used to be head of the police station, now-a-days generally is in-charge of one of the three fields of specialization of police officers (Crime, Law and Order, and Traffic). A Circle Inspector is commonly the head of a Police Station now-a-days.

Actually it is the entry level officer-position of KPS, the Karnataka Police Service. But, it is a position that is constantly engaging, tension-filled, powerful, profitable, fear inspiring, social status-enhancing and dowry bringing of all jobs.

Usage

PC to ASI: "Yo ninna power yenuu anthaa goththu bidayya. Eega huli tharaa aadthiya. SI sayebru banda mele ili aadthiyaa!"
(Hey man, I know your powers; keep it to yourself. Now you are acting like a tiger. Once the SI sahib comes, you will act like a mouse!)
Added 2011-09-08 by I love Dtool

Root

English

Region

Karnataka

Related Terms

RAW, SHO, ID, WC