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Thiruvananthapuram City Police

Motto  "Citizens First"
Size  316.00 kmĀ²
Formed  1881
Thiruvananthapuram City Police
Preceding agency  Travancore State Police Force
Legal personality  Governmental: Government agency
Operations jurisdiction*  City of Thiruvananthapuram, India

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.

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.


The City Police consists of following units:

  • Law and order unit
  • This unit consists of 3 police subdivisions, 10 circles and 17 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

    Thiruvananthapuram City Police Wikipedia

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