Core Functions


The duty of the police is to help secure a safe and just society in which the rights and responsibilities of individuals, families and communities are properly balanced. The main objectives of the police are to (1) promote safety and reduce disorders, (2) reduce crime and the fear of crime and (3) contribute to delivery of justice, which secures and maintains public confidence in the rule of law.

Keeping the above aspects in view, the General Executive Branch (Local) of Police is associated with the general public in their day-to-day life. They function with the object of safeguarding the life and property of the people and providing them adequate security by preventing crimes. Functioning of the General Executive branch is always under close scrutiny by the public in all its aspects because the State has a responsibility to provide a standardized and comprehensive Police service, which makes the public feel safe.

Thus, the executive branch is a mirror which reflects public in the primary function of the Police, bringing offenders to justice, fighting or preventing crimes, upholding the laws, protecting and helping the needy and reassuring the public of their safety.



( Chief Minister of Kerala)


Loknath Behera IPS
Director General of Police (DGP)


Addl.Director General of Police
South Zone


Inspector General of Police
Kochi Range


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