The Railway Protection Force Act,1957
Section 4. Appointment and powers of superior officers
(1) The Central Government may appoint a person to be the Inspector-General of the Force and may appoint other persons to be Chief Security Officers, Security Officers or Assistant Security Officers of the Force.
(2) The Inspector-General and every other superior officer so appointed shall possess and exercise such powers and authority over the members of the Force under their respective commands as is provided by or under this Act.