What is the full form of PAC?
In Police, PAC stands for “Provincial Armed Constabulary” or “Pradeshik Armed Constabulary”. PAC is an armed police force of Uttar Pradesh. It is maintained at key locations across the state and is active only on the orders of inspector general and higher-level officials. Initially, it was established for the State of Uttar Pradesh, which currently serves across the length and breadth of the country. It was established in 1952 before that it was called United Provinces Military Force or Uttar Pradesh Military Force.
PAC is divided into 03 zones, 07 sectors and 33 battalions. The 33 battalions comprise 273 company. It is usually assigned to VIP duty, or to maintain law and order during festivals, athletic events, elections and natural calamities. They are also deployed to prevent outbreaks of student or labor unrest, organized crime, and communal riots, and to maintain keyguard positions and to participate in counter-terrorism operations. They also create groups of volunteers through awareness programs that can do rescue work during disasters.