Mohammad Jahangir Hossain (SP)
Highway Police is a specialized unit of Bangladesh Police responsible for law and order on Highways. The unit is led by a Deputy inspector general of Bangladesh Police.
The Highway Police was established on 11 June 2005 by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party government. It can only investigate crimes under a few sections of Penal Code 1860 and the Motor Vehicle Ordinance, 1983. It has jurisdiction over 5,487 kilometre national highways and 4,165 kilometre of local roads.
On 28 August 2018, Highway Police suspended the Officer in Charge of Bonpara Highway Police Station GM Shamsun Nur after bus, without proper registration papers, was involved in a fatal road accident in which 15 people died.