SHO stands for 'Station House Officer'. The rank insignia for a SHO is three stars, and a red
and blue striped ribbon at the outer edge of the shoulder straps.
His ranking is above a Sub-Inspector and below a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).
To clarify further 'Station House' is a synonym for "Police Station', and SHO is incharge officer
of a Police Station in India.
In a Police Station, the Inspector is the SHO or Station House Officer.