What is the full form of ASP?
In the Indian police department, ASP stands for Assistant Superintendent of Police. It is a rank used by police forces in India, where an officer holding this rank is from the Indian Police Service (IPS). All IPS officers start their career as ASP. State cadre officers cannot hold this rank. They hold the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) which is equivalent to this rank. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) is a probationary rank till the second year of service of an IPS officer.