No. of Sub Divisions – 04
No. of Police Stations – 16
The district is partly infested with naxalites of People’s War Group (PWG ). These naxalites usually operate in the remote and fur flung interior parts of the district where access is very complicated due to difficult terrain and dense
The east part of the district mainly comprising Deori, Salekasa and Arjuni Moregaon are infested with the activities of naxalites as these areas are in possession of thick forest and are close the border of
The police personnel have to undergo a lot hardship and play a major role in the district to keep the naxalites at bay, in comparison to the other districts in Maharashtra. Apart from this, the district police also initiates many noble schemes like Janjagran Melawa, in which the tribals are invited and they are acquainted with the various government schemes which they can very well avail of. The people are also given free medical aid and made cautions of naxal propaganda through which the innocent people are cheated to work for them.