The Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Police Academy U.P. is spread over an area of 62.91 acres. It is located in district Moradabad, on the intersection of National Highway No 24 and State Highway No. 49. The city of Moradabad is known as the brass capital of India with export of brass artifacts and handicrafts. The academy is located in the Civil Lines area on the Moradabad- Dehradun Highway. Moradabad has common borders with district Rampur in the East, district Badaun in South, district Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand State) and district Bijnore in the north. It is situated at a distance of 155 kms. from New Delhi, the capital of India, 345 kms from Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh and 145 kms. form Nainital, the Himalayan hill resort. The world renowned Jim Corbett National Park, famous forest Tiger Reserve, is located at a distance of 90 kms.
The Academy is at a distance of 3 kms from the Moradabad Railway Station and 4 kms from the UPSRTC Bus Station. With Longitude 780-45m-55s and Latitude 280-51m-26s, the maximum temperature goes upto 450 C in summers and minimum temperature in winter falls to 30 C. Moradabad is the headquarters of the Moradabad Commissionerate and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Moradabad Range. Besides this, the Divisional Railway Manager, Moradabad, Inspector General of Police, PAC, Western Zone, Deputy Inspector General of Police, PAC Moradabad Sector, Senior Superintendent of Police, GRP, Superintendent of Police, Regional Intelligence, Police Training College, Police Training School, Battalion headquarters of 9/23/24 battalions of U.P. Provincial Armed Constabulary, also have their offices here. It is the largest Police establishment of U.P. Police after Lucknow.