Thiruvananthapuram City Police
തിരുവനന്തപുരം സിറ്റി പോലീസ്‌
Logo of the Trivandrum City Police
Logo of the Trivandrum City Police
The official flag of Kerala Police, which is used by Thiruvananthapuram City Police.
The official flag of Kerala Police, which is used by Thiruvananthapuram City Police.
Common nameTrivandrum City Police Department
Motto"Citizens First"
Agency overview
Preceding agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionThiruvananthapuram, India
Size316.00 km²
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed byGovernment of Kerala
HeadquartersThe Office of Commissioner of Police, Trivandrum
Elected officer responsible
Agency executive
Parent agencyKerala Police
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 IG 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.




The City Police consists of following units:[3]

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.

This unit consists of two subdivisions. This unit manages the traffic in the city.

This is the reserve force of Thiruvananthapuram City Police to assist the Local Police.

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

This unit investigates some special cases.

This unit provides intelligence inputs to City Police.

This unit is responsible for the training of police dogs and their fitness.

This unit is responsible for the training of horses and their fitness.

This unit keeps the records of the criminals.

This unit is keeps records of foreigners.

Provides help to the tourists visiting the place and to maintain law and order at tourist spots.

List of Former Commissioner of Police

From January 1956 to November 1962, there was no separate Police commissionerate. An Superintendent of Police ranked officer served as the head of the Thiruvananthapuram district police. Since 1962, the Following officers have served as the Commissioner of Police in Thiruvananthapuram City.

  1. Symon T. Manjooran (November 1962 - May 1964)
  2. Srinivasa Rao (May 1964 - April 1965)
  3. T. Ananthshankara Iyer (April 1965 - June 1965)
  4. K. Sethumadhavamenon (June 1965 - March 1966)
  5. Symon T. Manjooran (March 1966 - June 1967)
  6. K. Sethumadhavamenon (June 1967 - July 1967)
  7. R. J. Padikkal (July 1967 - October 1967)
  8. P. K. Mohammad Hasan (October 1967 - February 1969)
  9. V. Krishnamoorthy (February 1969 - July 1970)
  10. C. Subramaniam (July 1970 - December 1973)
  11. P. R. Chandran (December 1973 - February 1975)
  12. N. Krishan Nair (February 1975 - June 1976)


  1. ^ "P.Praksh IPS is new commissioner". The 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.