Thrissur City Police

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Thrissur City Police
തൃശൂര്‍ സിറ്റി പോലീസ്‌
Thrissur City Police logo plain.png
Flag of Kerala Police.svg
The official flag of Kerala Police
AbbreviationTCP
Motto"Your Satisfaction is Our Pleasure"
Agency overview
FormedMarch, 3, 2011
Preceding agency
  • Thrissur District Police
Employees752 [1]
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction Thrissur City, Guruvayoor, Kunnamkulam, Ollur, Thrissur City, India
Size570.79 km²
Legal jurisdiction Thrissur Municipal Corporation, Guruvayoor, Chelakkara, Wadakkanchery, Kunnamkulam, Chavakkad
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed by Government of Kerala
HeadquartersThe Office of Commissioner of Police, Municipal Office Road Thrissur
Elected officer responsible
Agency executive
  • Ankit Asokan IPS, Commissioner of Police
Parent agency Kerala Police
Units
List
  • Control Room
  • Crime Detachment
  • Women Police (Vanitha Cell)
  • Foreigners Registration Office
  • District Crime Records Bureau
  • Dog Squad
  • City Special Branch
  • District Armed Reserve
  • Traffic Unit
  • Special Branch (SB)
Facilities
Stations24
Website
thrissurcity.keralapolice.gov.in

Thrissur City Police (TCP) (Malayalam തൃശൂര്‍ സിറ്റി പോലീസ്‌ ), a division of the Kerala Police, is the law enforcement agency for the City of Thrissur, Kunnamkulam and the temple town of Guruvayoor. The city police force is headed by a Commissioner of Police, an IPS officer, and the administrative control vests with the Home Ministry of Kerala. Thrissur City Police is the largest Police District in Kerala state covering an area of 570.79 Square kilometre. [2]

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The city police came into existence on March 3, 2011, after dividing the Thrissur District Police. The police commissionerate is situated in Thrissur City. The commissionerate cover 24 police stations and has four sub-divisions, Thrissur, Ollur, Guruvayur and Kunnamkulam. [3] [4] [5] Ankit Asok is the current Commissioner of Police.

Office of the Thrissur Police Commissioner and District Police Chief , Thrissur City Office of the District Police Chief, Thrissur City kerala.jpg
Office of the Thrissur Police Commissioner and District Police Chief , Thrissur City
Patrol Vehicle of Thrissur City Police in Swaraj Round Thrissur City Police111.JPG
Patrol Vehicle of Thrissur City Police in Swaraj Round

Police Stations under Thrissur Commissionerate

Thrissur Subdivision

Ollur Subdivision

Guruvayur Subdivision

Kunnamkulam Subdivision

Thrissur Police Commissioners

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