Ahmednagar district was formed in 1818. The reference to the Superintendent of Police for Ahmednagar comes as Lieutenant J.W. Montgomery during 1857. Later his British successors like Lt. J.W. Montgomery. Lt. Frank Souter, Major H. Daniel etc. followed his footsteps.
Modern day Ahmednagar Police find its inception in independence of India in 1947. Since then the district police force has seen vast changes in working style and now stands today as force of 3168 constabulary, 100 officers, 7 SDPO, 2 Additional SP and an Indian Police Service officer as Superintendent of Police.
Ahmednagar has served as capital for kingdom in Sultanate period and Moghuls. It includes historic places like Bhuikot fort and Chand Bibi Mahal. It is renowned for – Sai Baba Samadhi at Shirdi, Shani temple at Shani Shinganapur, and for spiritual gurus like Meher Baba. The district comprises of a variety of places of historic, religious, natural beauty as well as strategic importance including Bhandardara, Mula Dam, Armed corp, MIRC of Ahmednagar etc. It consist of 14 taluka and comprises of nearby 50 lakh population with area covering almost 17000 sq. km. making it the biggest district of Maharashtra.