About Me

Mr. Alok Mohan is an Indian Police Service (IPS) Officer of 1987 Batch of the Karnataka Cadre. He is presently serving as the Additional Director General of Police in charge of Law and Order for the state of Karnataka and heads the law enforcement machinery for the Karnataka State Police. He has more than 30 years of Senior Management experience at the State, National and International Levels.

He is a recipient of the prestigious President of India Police Medals for Distinguished Services as well as for Meritorious Services. He has also been awarded with the prestigious United Nations Medal while working as a Commander for the International Police Task Force (IPTF) in the United Nations Peace Keeping Operations in the Bosnia– Herzgovina.

He holds three Masters Degrees and is an alumni of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA, Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) School of Public Policy, Singapore University, Singapore, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee.

Professional Police Experience

Additional Director General of Police, Law and Order, Karnataka State

Mr.Alok Mohan presently as the Addl. DGP, Law & Order for the Karnataka State Police heads the law enforcement machinery for the State since 31st July, 2015. He is incharge of the day to day policing in the state and supervises working of 31 District Superintendents of Police, 7 Range IGPs and Police Commissioners of Mysore, Mangalore, Hubli-Dharwad and Belgaum cities. The total police force of Karnataka State Police is more than 100 thousand and serves a population of about 60 millions.

Additional Director General of Police, Administration, Karnataka State

Mr. Alok Mohan has served as the Addl.DGP, Administration and was heading the Police Administration for the Karnataka State Police. As head of the Police administration for the Karnataka State Police, he was responsible for Human and Financial resources management for the State Police. The Karnataka State Police has an annual Budget of more than Rs.40 billions(US $600 million).

Additional Director General of Police, Internal Security, Karnataka State

Mr. Alok Mohan has been the Addl.DGP in charge of Internal Security for the Karnataka State Police wherein he was responsible for dealing with all crisis and critical management policies of the State Police. He was head for the special police and commando units like counter terror force, Anti-naxal and jungle warfare unit, Coastal Security and Counter Intelligence wing etc. Mr. Alok Mohan was responsible for the re-organising and framing of the Standing Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Internal security units. He was also responsible for Creating Counter Intelligence and Investigation Units in the Internal Security Division of the State Police.

Inspector General of Police, Western Range, Mangalore

Mr. Alok Mohan was heading the policing for Western Range of Karnataka State which has a coastal line of about 320 kms. It includes 3 coastal districts of Karwar, Udupi and Mangalore and the hilly district of Chikmagalur. In addition to coastal security issues, there were also naxal (Ultra-Left) related issues and issues of communal disturbances in these disricts. While working as the Inspector General of Police, Western Range, Mr.Alok Mohan quite successfully experimented with new community policing initiatives and was responsible for containing Left Wing Extremism by taking the Government to the villages to redress their problems. He was also able to contain communalism by bring major communities together.

Inspector General of Police, Vigilance & Enforcement, Energy Department, Government of Karnataka

As IGP, Vigilance & Enforcement, Energy Department, Govt. of Karnataka, Mr. Alok Mohan headed the Vigilance, Enforcement and Security for the 6 Public Sector Power Transmission and Distribution Undertakings in the State. He was also the Government nominee on the Board of Directors for these Companies. These power transmission and distribution companies have more than 30,000 employees and their annual turn over is over Rs.120 Billion (approx. US $ 2 Billion).

He was responsible for formulation, implementation and monitoring of all policies on vigilance, enforcement and security issues in the Power Sector in the State. During his tenure Mr. Alok Mohan redefined the enforcement and vigilance strategy in he energy sector by implementing an innovative Enforcement Strategy. Number of cases booked went up from 20,000 to more than 1,00,000 per year and the penalty imposed on defaulters went up from Rs.200 millions to Rs.1400 millions per year. Ministry of Power, Government of India commended the enforcement strategy of Karnataka.

Inspector General of Police, Bangalore Metropolitan Task Force (BMTF), Urban Development Department, Government of Karnataka

BMTF is a Multi Disciplinary Enforcement, Vigilance and Security Unit in the urban development department of the State Government with officers drawn from the Police Revenue, Town planning and Engineering department. Mr. Alok Mohan as head of this multi-disciplinary unit was responsible for recovering back Government properties valued at more than Rs.940 crores during his tenure of two and half years.

Joint Commissioner of Police, Crime, Bangalore city

Mr.Alok Mohan as Joint Commissioner of Police, crime headed the Anti-Crime Operations for the Bangalore City Police. He was also responsible for curbing rowdy and mafia activities in the Bangalore city. He formulated and implemented “Proactive Crime Prevention Strategy“ in the Bangalore city which brought an effective control over rowdy and organised crime activities in the Bangalore city. He was also responsible for many citizen centric police schemes in the Bangalore city during his tenture.

Dy. Inspector General of Police, Criminal Investigation Department (C.I.D), Karnataka State

Mr. Alok Mohan as Dy. Inspector General of Police, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headed the Economic Offences and Cyber Crime Wing of the State Criminal Investigation Department. In addition to leading investigation of important Economic offences and Cyber Crimes, he was also responsible for pro-active measures against narcotics, illegal arms, counterfeit currency and other organised crimes in the state. He was also responsible for opening of Cyber Crime Police Station in the State CID in 2002, a first in Asia.

Asst. Inspector General of Police, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi

Mr. Alok Mohan as served as the Asst. Inspector General of Police with the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Hqrs. in New Delhi. During this period he was responsible for the Crime, Vigilance, Operations, Intelligence and Personnel of the CISF at the Force Hqrs, New Delhi.

Commander, International Police Task Force (IPTF), United Nations Peace Keeping Operations in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Mr. Alok Mohan has served in the United Nations Peace Keeping Operations in the Bosnia-Herzgovina, as one of the Commanders for the International Police Task Force (IPTF) after the civil war in Bosnia Herzegovina ended in 1996. IPTF was mandated for ensuring compliance of democratic rights as per UN Mandate for the local police.

Mr. Alok Mohan supervised administration and working of this multinational police force drawn from 36 different Nations. His responsibilities exposed him to International policing methods. He also had close interaction with other United Nations agencies, NATO forces, other Non-Governmental Organisations etc operating in Bosnia-Herzgovina.

Superintendent of Police / Asst. Inspector General of Police, Karnataka State.

Mr. Alok Mohan has worked as the Head of District police units in Karnataka State for Bidar, Karwar, Dharwad and Ballari districts. He was also the Asst. Inspector General of Police, Crime at the State Police Headquarters and Superintendent of Police of Intelligence at the State Intelligence.