A Deputy Commissioner
is a police
or administrative official in many different countries.
In all Australian police forces, Deputy Commissioner is the rank directly below that of Commissioner
and senior to the rank of Assistant Commissioner
except in the New South Wales Police Force
, where it is senior to the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner
. In all forces, excepting the New South Wales Police Force where the insignia is crossed and wreathed tipstaves surmounted by a crown, the same insignia as that of a Lieutenant-General
in the army, the insignia is a diamond (or a star, in the case of the Victoria Police), the same as that of a Major-General
in the army.
Hong Kong Police Force
have two DC:
The Deputy Commissioner is the executive head of the district, an administrative sub-unit of a province. In his capacity as District Magistrate
, he has the overall responsibility of law & order. In his office is also vested the authority to collect Land Revenue and is therefore also titled as Collector (Revenue)
. He usually belongs to the District Management Group
cadre of the Central Super Services of the Pakistan.