Petitions from the senior Political leaders from and
effective action to be taken-instructions issued :-
officers are strictly instructed to be polite and
courteous to the public while being firm and effective,
especially when senior political leaders are involved
in he situation
Grant/Renewal of arms Licenses in report of non-prohibited
bore weapons for All India Operations, regarding:-
amendments made to the Arms Rules 1962 envisages as
The District Magistrate can grant license valid for
the District/part of the district under his jurisdiction
as also whole of the state of any special part thereof:
The District Magistrate can review licenses of non-prohibited
bore weapons valid for district/state r a; India.
The State Government/UT Administration can grant the
license for all India of any par thereof.
Menace of dazzling head lights of motor vehicles instructions
is a fact that the menace of dazzling headlights causes
much inconveniences to the drivers as well as pedestrians
travelling in opposite direction. All Superintendents
of Police/Commissioner of Police are instructed to
give strict instruction to the sub divisional officers
to take stern action against the erring drivers.
Measure to reduce Road accidents – decisions taken
by the empowered committee – implementation – regarding
is decided that non-uniformed checking officers locate
vehicles, which are violating traffic safety and transmit
the information over wireless set to uniformed police
party, which are located in other parts of the town.
This is termed ghost patrolling (Generalized Hidden
Operation for Safety of Traffic). The uniformed party
will stop the vehicles, which are identified by the
GHOST patrol party and collects fines or charge cases
Measures to reduce road accidents instructions regarding:-
Overloading of vehicles carrying children to schools
& colleges to be prevented
Vehicles overloaded with bundles of hays timber, steel
roads etc will have to be effectively del with
Persons who deface sign boards, traffic islands etc,
by sticking posters should be prosecuted
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Crime Stopper Calls- Introducing the system in all
citizen coming to know of the design of anybody to
commit a crime/or having information that a crime
is being committed/or having information that awaited
criminal is at large/or having any other information
which is of use to police from the Law and Order points
of view including information on extremists lists
and terrorist etc may inform the matter to police
by dialing 1090. The caller need not reveal his name
and address. The system work round the clock.
Atrocities against women-role of women cell-regarding
was decided to setup Women Cell in the districts and
detailed instruction were issued to ensure prompt
and proper attention to cases and allegations of atrocities
against women. The duty of the women cell among other
things involve monitoring of all cases of atrocities
against women registered in the district till the
disposal; of the cases. Women cell should take particular
not of all serious cases like rape, offences under
section 498(A), 304(B) IPC etc.
Knowledge is power-New Millennium message, regarding
new millennium will transfer the social fabric of
society. Thesis, antithesis and synthesis are the
ingredients in the melting pot of the society. Nuclear
families, stifling urbanization, cheaper means of
energy commuting at phenomenal speeds, inter-galactic
travel, instant intelligence on all matters thanks
to the revolution in information technology are going
to be the defining features of the social order in
the new millennium. Hence each member of the force
should be equipped mentally and physically to meet
the challenges of the new millennium.
Video piracy- Copy Right Act-Action regarding:-
every district a cell under DySP Crime Detachment
will function to co-ordinate the action of police
station with regard to view piracy. The cell shall
prepare every month a report to be given to Assistant
Inspector General of Police [AIG (PG)] with regard
to the number of raids conducted in the districts,
including cases registered with particulars of films.
Persons arrested etc.
cell so formed at Kochi city shall function as the
coordinating cell for the whole state.
Unauthorized imparting of physical training conducted
by various organizations, institutions regarding:
is noticed that various organizations are imparting
physical training to their workers without obtaining
prior permission as contemplated under section 184
of Kerala Police Act and Kerala Police [Regulation
and Physical Training] Rules 2000.
following instructions are issued:
The concerned Circle Inspector are competent to issue
permit for imparting training in physical activity
involving methods of attack or self defense.
A Trainee Register should be kept at the centre along
with dull details of the trainees along wit photographs
Elector’s Photo Identity Card (EPIC) – loss Issue
of verification Certificate, reg:
The complaint of loss of EPIC may be given at the
police station having jurisdiction personally by the
elector who has lost the epic.
On receipt of the complaint of loss of EPIC, then
SHO shall cause due enquiries to be made and issue
a verification report under acknowledgement in the
register certifying that as far as he could understand
from his enquiry the EPIC has been lost (or has not
been lost) under the circumstances reported by the
elector. The verification certificate shall be given
to the elector within 72 hours of submission of report
of loss, unless there are special reasons. An undertaking
shall be obtained from the elector in the Register
that the original shall be returned to the competent
authority under intimation to the SHO in case the
original is subsequently found.
Atrocities against SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities
Act-further instructions reg:
an offence reported is of such a nature as to attract
the provisions of SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act
and at least one of the persons against whom the offence
is allegedly committed is a member of SC/ST community
should be registered under the appropriate sections
of SCV/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act and accused
belonging to SC/ST community my be proceeded against
under the relevant provisions of IPC.
Attack on private/Govt.Hospitals-Police Action-Instructions
any Anti-social elements suddenly attack any Private/Govt.Hospitals,
on receipt of such information. local police have
to quickly respond, reach the scene and give adequate
protection to such hospitals and staff working there.
It has been noticed that travelling public are put
to a lot of inconvenience, due to loud playing of
music in stage carriers and taxi vehicles in violation
of the legal provisions. this is likely to cause
“No public Service vehicle other than a contract
carriage shall be installed with any audio-visual
devices” section 289 of Kerala Motor Vehicle Rule
effective policing on the Highway it is now decided
to introduce a system called Highway Police.
A strength of one Sub Inspector, 3 Police constables
and one driver will patrol on the highway in a Toyota
Qualis vehicles round the clock in each sector.
Special items of uniform such as reflective jackets
etc will be provided to the personnel of the Highway
The duties of the Highway Police will primarily be
traffic enforcement with a view to avoid road accidents
and bring relief to victims of accidents. They will
also attend to prevention, detection of other offences,
usually occurring along the Highways.
Establishment of Special Juvenile Police Units in
Juvenile Police units are created in the Police district
with the following members.
Crime Detachment – Officer in charge
SDI of the District Special Branch
of all the Police station in the district.
objective of special Juvenile Police Units is to co-ordinate
and to upgrade the police treatment of the juvenile
and the children.
Traffic checking by police officers, instructions-issued-reg.
At a time only one vehicle should be stopped. That
is vehicles should not be stopped so a to from queue.
The checking officer shall go to the vehicle for checking.
The Checking Officer should behave directly and properly.
The action should be firm.
If any officer detected, it should be informed to
the driver of the vehicle as well as the mode of payment
Issue of Police Clearance Certificate to passport
Holders – Authorization to District Superintendent
of Police – Instructions issued –reg.
the wake of the recent deterioration in the global
security may countries now insist on a Police Clearance
Certificate Board on recent information with the Police
authorities, which should not be more than six months
old. It has also been proposed to accept a police
clearance certificate by Superintendent of Police
in specific format.
Use of red/blue lights on top of vehicles-reg.
vehicles carrying the following high dignitaries are
permitted to use red light on the top of the vehicle.
Government of Kerala
Chief Minister of Kerala
Speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly
Chief Justice of High Court of Kerala
Leader of Opposition of Kerala Legislative Assembly.
Government of Chief Whip
Judges of the High Court of Kerala
Deputy Speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly.
Chief Secretary to Government of Kerala
Lok Ayukta, Kerala State
Upa Lok Ayukta
Vice-Chairman of the Central Administrative Tribunal.
Advocate General, Kerala State.
of the Municipal Corporation of Kerala
Vehicles carrying the persons specified below are
permitted to used the blue light with flasher at the
centre on the top of the hood
State Election Commissioner, Kerala
All Police Officers of and above the rank of the Superintendent
of Police in-charge of Districts and on law and order
Principal District judge
Divisional Police Officers (in law and order duty)
escorting high dignities to be filled with the light
with or without flasher.
The vehicles specified below are permitted to use
multi coloured red, blue and white light.
In Police Department
Control room vehicles
In Motor Vehicle Department
In Fire Force Department
tenders and vehicles of fire stations.
Anti-Corruption – Awareness – Programme Implementation
– Instructions – reg.
every district, DySP Special Branch will work as Vigilance
Officers. Any citizens having compliant of corruption
against any officer of and below the rank of DySP
may complain to the Vigilance officer of the district,
if the complaint is against any officer above the
rank o DySP, it may be addressed to the Inspector
General, of Police (Headquarters). The contact telephone
number of IGP (HQ) is 2728415.
police officer attending phone call should greet the
caller by saying “Namaskaram” and his/her name, rank
and the unit from which he/she is answering to the
call should be revealed to the caller before enquiring
the caller’s identity and other things.