Thiruvananthapuram City Police
|Thiruvananthapuram City Police
|Logo of the Thiruvananthapuram City Police|
|The official flag of Kerala Police, which is used by Thiruvananthapuram City Police.|
|Preceding agency||Travancore State Police Force|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||City of Thiruvananthapuram, India|
|Overviewed by||Government of Kerala|
|Headquarters||The Office of Commissioner of Police|
|Elected officer responsible||Oommen Chandy (Chief Minister)|
|Agency executive||M.R.Ajithkumar, Commissioner|
|Parent agency||Kerala Police|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Thiruvananthapuram City Police is the police force of the city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. It has the primary responsibilities of law enforcement and investigation within the limits of Thiruvananthapuram.
There are nine circles in the city. There is currently 17 police stations in the city. White Patrol and mobile units are in operation and their movements are supervised by marshal units.
The City Police consists of following units:
- Law and order unit
- Traffic unit
This unit consists of two subdivisions. This unit manages the traffic in the city.
- Control Room
- District Armed Reserve
This is the reserve force of Thiruvananthapuram City Police to assist the Local Police.
- Narcotics cell
- Crime Detachment
This unit investigates some special cases.
- City Special Branch
This unit provides intelligence inputs to City Police.
- Dog Squad
This unit is responsible for the training of police dogs and their fitness.
- Mounted Police
This unit is responsible for the training of horses and their fitness.
- District Crime Records Bureau
This unit keeps the records of the criminals.
- Foreigners Registration Office
This unit is keeps records of foreigners.
- Tourist Police
Provides help to the tourists visiting the place and to maintain law and order at tourist spots.
- Women Police (Vanitha Cell)