Law and order in the city is supervised by the City Police Commissioner and he is assisted by a Deputy Police Commissioner. Rural area is under the supervision of a Police Superintendent (rural)

There are three police sub-divisions each in the rural and city areas which are headed by DySPs and Assistant Commissioners respectively. There are fourteen circles in the rural area and nine in the city.

There are forty eight police stations in the district, of which 17 are in the city. White Patrol and mobile units are in operation round the clock and their movements are supervised by marshal units.

Two units, headed by Assistant Commissioners, supervise the traffic. Three Fire Force units operate from Chakkai, Neyyattinkara and Thiruvananthapuram. There are two Armed Police camps in Thiruvananthapuram; one in the city and the other at Neyyattinkara.

There is a Police Training College at Thycaud and a Police Computer Centre at Pattom. The Camps of the Special Armed Police and the KAP 3rd Battalion are located at Peroorkada. The CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) camp is at Pallipuram, 25 kms from the city.

A Women Cell of the Kerala Police has started functioning at Thiruvananthapuram, under the supervision of a police superintendent. There is also a Narcotic Cell headed by a DySP. Organisational set up of the District Police

City Police : City Police Commissioner, Deputy Police Commissioner.

Sub division :     3 - (headed by Asst. Commissioners); Cantonment, Fort   and Shanghumughom

Circles : 10 - Cantonment, Fort, Thampanoor, Peroorkada, Museum, Pettah, Medical College, Poonthura, Nemom & Vizhinjam.

Rural Police : District Superintendent of Police

Sub-divisions : 3 - (headed by DySPs); Attingal, Nedumangad and Neyyanttinkara.

Circles : 13 - Attingal, Varkala, Kadakkavoor, Kazhakuttom,

  Venjaramoodu, Kilimanoor, Nedumangad, Aryanad,

  Palode, Kattakkada, Neyyattinkara, Poovar and Parassala.

The total police strength in the city including the Armed Reserve camp at Nandavanam and  the SAP camp at Peroorkada, is about 4,500 and that in the Rural Police is about 2,000.

For the effective maintenance of law and order, Vizhinjam area is attached to the city police unit. The traffic police system is divided into two divisions – North and South, each under the supervision of an Assistant traffic Commissioner, in the rank of a Dy. S.P.

Ten units of mobile Squad, six  units of White Patrol and one highway patrol unit are operating under the city police.

A Women’s Cell, a Dog Squad, Mounted Police, an Airport Security Unit, Tourism Police, etc are also attached to the district police force.

There is a military camp at Pangode, five kms from the Secretariat. The Kazhakootam Sainik School has earned great reputation for having trained some of the best cadets in the country. In almost all the educational institutions above the upper primary level, there are NCC units. The Headquarters of the Southern Air Command of the Indian Air Force is in this capital city.

Police stations within the limits of Thiruvananthapuram rural

Attingal Sub Division
Place
Tel. No.
Place
Tel. No.
  Kallambalam
2692066
   Mangalapuram
2420275
  Pallickal
2682026
   Kadinamkulam
2750265
  Varkala
2602333
   Attingal
2622444
  Kadakkavoor
2656629
   Venjaramoodu
2872023
  Anchuthengu
2656641
   Vattappara
2585055
  Chirayinkeezhu
2640380
   Kilimanoor
2672226
  Kazhakootam
2418231
   Pangode
2869223

Nedumangad 2802400 Valiyamala 2567557 Vithura 2856243 Ponmudi 2890222 Palode 2840260 Kattakkada 2290223 Neyyar Dam 2272266 Malayinkil 2282023 Vilappilsala 2289060 Aryanadu 2852033

Nedumangad Sub Division
Place
Tel. No.
Place
Tel. No.
  Nedumangad
  2802400
    Kattakkada
2290223
  Valiyamala
  2567557
    Neyyar Dam
2272266
  Vithura
  2856243
    Malayinkil
2282023
  Ponmudi
2890222
    Vilappilsala
2289060
  Palode
2840260
    Aryanadu
2852033

Neyyattinkara Sub Division
   Neyyattinkara
2222222
    Kanjiramkulam
2261100
   Balaramapuram
2400366
    Pozhiyoor
2212100
   Vellarada
2242023
    Poovar
2211100
   Parassala
2202023
 

City Police Strength
White Patrol 6
Mobile Squad 10
Highway Patrol 1
Local Police including Traffic 1679
Armed Reserve Police 1106
Special Armed Police 854
Vanitha Police 88



 
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