Thiruvananthapuram City Police

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Thiruvananthapuram City Police
തിരുവനന്തപുരം സിറ്റി പോലീസ്‌
Thiruvananthapuram City Police Logo.png
Logo of the Trivandrum City Police
Flag of Kerala Police.svg
The official flag of Kerala Police, which is used by Thiruvananthapuram City Police.
Common nameTrivandrum City Police Department
AbbreviationTCPD
Motto"Citizens First"
Agency overview
Formed1881
Preceding agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionThiruvananthapuram, India
Size316.00 km²
Population1,067,861
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed byGovernment of Kerala
HeadquartersThe Office of Commissioner of Police, Trivandrum

Elected officer responsible
Agency executive
Parent agencyKerala Police
Facilities
Stations24
Website
Official website

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.

It is headed by the Commissioner of Thiruvananthapuram, who is generally an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer holding the DIG rank.[2]

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.

Thiruvananthapuram City Police Mobile App , also known as TCP app, or iSafe, is the official mobile application for the citizens and public by the Thiruvananthapuram City Police.

Units[edit]

The City Police consists of following units:[3]

  • Law and order unit

This unit consists of 4 police subdivisions and 24 police stations. This unit is responsible for law and order maintenance as well as prevention and detection of crimes.

  • 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

This unit is responsible for the controlling of narcotics and drugs.

  • 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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "P.Praksh IPS is new commissioner". Times of India. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Law and Order". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 25 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Units". ABOUT CITY POLICE. Thiruvananthapuram City Police. Retrieved 25 July 2010.

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