Small Wars Journal

Sajid Farid Shapoo


Sajid Farid Shapoo is a highly decorated Indian Police Service officer at the rank of Inspector General (Two Star General) with 18 years of progressively senior experience in sensitive and high profile assignments across India. He has in-depth experience in law enforcement and counterterrorism, having supervised many important terror related investigations to include conspiracy in the Mumbai terror attacks, the Patna serial blasts, the Bodh Gaya serial blast, and many more.

He is among the rare officers who have been twice conferred with the Gallantry Medal, the highest bravery award, by the President of India. He is also a recipient of the Police Medal for Meritorious Services. Sajid Shapoo is also a recognized national resource person on Al Qaeda and Lashka-e-Tayeba.

He is currently pursuing his Masters in International Affairs at Columbia University , New York.

Articles by this Author