Police Department of District Bahawalpur has established an Anti-Vehicle Lifting Cell with the support of experts from Lahore and Karachi.
Afghanistan is called the Golden Crescent in International Narcotics Trade. It is the largest producer of Narcotics like Opium, Heroin and Hashish (Charas).
Traditionally, cattle rustling (theft) has been the main crime of the district. Previously, cattle rustlers were committing cattle theft by foot or by using horses.