The full form of DGP is Director General of Police. A DGP is the head of the Police Department of a particular state or Union Territory in India. He or She is a three-star ranked police official. In some states, the DGPs are also addressed as State Police Chief. This post is selected by the Cabinet. Apart from the State Chief, there may be other police officials heading other high profile departments such as Anti-Corruption Bureau, Director of Vigilance, State Prisons Head,  Criminal Investigation Department (CID), etc. He also heads other reputed departments such as Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA), Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF), etc.