The state government has decided to confer the "Himachal Gaurav Puruskar" on assistant town planner Shail Bala Sharma, who was shot dead in Solan district's Kausali.
Solan's superintendent of police Mohit Chawla, and Parwanoo deputy superintendent of police Romesh Sharma have been shifted out of the district, officials said.
Vijay Singh, the hotel owner who allegedly shot dead the officer, was arrested in Vrindavan on Thursday.
Mr Chawla has been shifted to the police headquarters in Shimla. Solan SP Shiv Kumar has been given the charge of the district till further orders, officials said.
Ajay Kumar Rana has been posted as DSP, Parwanoo in place of Romesh Sharma, who also has been directed to report to the police headquarters in Shimla, they said.
According to the police, they had been tracking Vijay Singh's location which kept changing from Delhi, Mathura and finally Vrindavan. Singh had shaved off his moustache and tonsured his head to evade arrest.
He stayed near the Mathura refinery and the Banke Bihari temple. He used a postman, rickshawpuller and another man's cellphone to contact a man in Solan. "That was a big lead," an officer said.
The Supreme Court pulled up the authorities and the police for failing to ensure safety of the public servants who were doing their job. The government has been asked to submit its report on the incident.