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Security is the basic elements of human urban life and the presence of people in the public places requires their sense of security. By security, it refers to that part of the government's positive actions that are done to promote and ensure social security. Due to the extent of urbanization and the spread of social insecurity in cities the role of police in providing social security in cities and the factors affecting it and the ways to strengthen security in the cities have become necessary. The present study aims at investigating the role of police in providing social security in the city of Sarakhs. This study has been conducted in descriptive-analytic and survey method. The research instrument for data collection was a researcher-made questionnaire. The statistical population included all the 15-54 year-old citizens living in Sarakhs. The sample size was set at 248 individuals. The SPSS software was employed for data analysis. The results indicate that there is a significant relationship between the role of the police and the sense of life and financial security and the sense of security in urban areas among the citizens of Sarakhs. Kendall test for No-difference average rank evaluation of the role of police shows that the average evaluation of the role of police in the field of "precision" has the highest value (2.18) and in the field of performance lowest value (1.85). Therefore, police can elevate the spirit of social solidarity by creating new groups and organizations and cooperating with people so that they can better establish social security in the city.