TRAFFIC CLUBS

The Traffic Club is formed by the Ernakulam Rural Police, to keep constant touch and good relationship for preventing traffic accidents and to prevent crimes like chain snatching etc with the help of Auto Rickshaw drivers, Taxi drivers, Auto Taxi drivers, shop owners and members of Residence Associations of localities of the entire Police District from September 2016 onwards. Training and Duty Jackets for Traffic Duties has been given to the Club members.

The main object of the club is to collect vital information regarding traffic accidents and crimes. Inspector of Police of concerned circle and Spider Patrol Officers are contacted personally with the club members and convene a meeting in every month.

Deputy Superintendent of Narcotic Cell is designated as the Monitoring Officer of Traffic Club in Ernakulam Rural District There are 76 Traffic Clubs functioning now in all Police Circles of Ernakulam Rural District, under the leadership of 15 Spider Teams.

"GURUKULAM" Project

Ernakulam Rural Police recently launched a new project named “Gurukulam”. In this project, the officers of 15 Spider Patrolling vehicles of Rural District, approaches the school authorities of their jurisdiction on every working day and collects the details of the students, who is absent in the class. Then the Police contact the parents of the absentee, asking whether the student has come to the school or not. Thereby Police can monitor the school going students who cut classes and roam around

Through the project, the Police will keep a watch over students and take steps to prevent them from the octopus grip of drug mafia and indulging in criminal activities. The Police will inform the school authorities and parents concerned and caution them. This project also gives more help to the Police for tracking the missing child rapidly. District Spider control room monitoring this project every day.

CCTV SURVEILLANCE SECURITY SYSTEM

Vision

Vision of the project is to implement holistic and integrated video surveillance system for the below mentioned nodes of ALUVA CITY Associate with Existing Cable Operators Optical Fiber Grid Network, Aluva

The system shall help

  • Support police to maintain Law and Order
  • Act as an aid to investigation
  • Improve Traffic Management
  • Help in deterring, detecting and thus dealing with criminal activities
  • Address threats from Terrorist attacks
  • Attain faster turnaround time for crime resolution and proper investigation
  • Monitoring of suspicious people, vehicles, objects etc. with respect to protecting life and property and maintaining law and order in the city
  • Continuous monitoring of some vital installations/ public places in ALUVA CITY area for keeping eye on regular activities & for disaster management support

    Typical types of Locations to be kept under surveillance are:

  • Entry and Exit points of the City
  • Entry/Exit of Rail Metro Stations
  • Traffic Junctions
  • Important Road Stretches (accident prone areas)
  • Railway Station Entry/Exit
  • Entry/Exit of Private and KSRTC Bus stand
  • Market Places

    THE PROPOSED VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM WILL ENABLE THE ABOVE BY FOLLOWING:

  • Providing alerts/ feedback to the Police Department about abnormal movements/ suspicious objects etc.
  • Better Management of Security breaches based on alerts received from system
  • Improved turnaround time in responding to any investigation case, faster access to evidence in case of security breach, law violation in the prescribed areas.

    Project Hope

    Project Hope a new venture initiated by the Ernakulam Rural District Police as a helping hand to the SSLC and Plus two failed students in Ernakulam Rural District for achieving success. We don’t stop our support after the students clear SSLC exam. We identify various skill development programmes for them to ensure that they become employable. Support is extended to even those who want to pursue higher studies. District Narcotic Cell DySP is the nodal officer of this project in Ernakulam Rural District.

    Spider System

    As part of the renovation of police control room and to modernize the activities of an active police control room system, new system of police patrolling introduced as ‘SPIDER’ system in Ernakulam Rural District from March-2015

    The jurisdiction of Ernakulam Rural District lies in vast area ranging from hilly areas upto the Arabian Sea. A good number of labour force including other states, are engaged in various jobs in this area, crimes and offences are increasing day by day. In order to prevent offences by swift police action, a round the clock ‘SPIDER’ system can effectively reach every nook and corner of the district with in a short span of time and to settle the matters. In view of shortage of man power in various police stations the service of ‘SPIDER’ system can rightly be used in a minimum point of time if a law and order situation formed in a specific area of the district. That means all emergency requirement of police, the spider vehicles with police officers will be available round clock.

    Janamaithri Suraksha

    The Janamaithri Suraksha Project seeks the responsible participation of the citizens in crime prevention at the level of the local community, conserving the resources, both of the community and of the police, in fighting against crimes which threaten the security of the community. Experience shows that by seeking the active co-operation of the public in the performance of police duties, the process of Law Enforcement becomes far more effective.

    In Ernakulam Rural District, the Janamaithri Suraksha Project was implemented in all Police Stations.

    Clean Campus Safe Campus

    Children are the future and it is the responsibility of Parents, Teachers and Society, including Government to protect them and ensure that they get the best footing in life. All children have the right to survive, to protect, to be safe, to belong, to be heard, to receive adequate care and to grow up in a protective environment.

    In family, school and community, children should be fully protected so they can survive, grow, learn and develop to their fullest potential. Unfortunately, the picture is a not as rosy as desired and thousands of children are not fully protected. Many of them are subjected to violence, abuse, neglect, exploitation, exclusion and/or discrimination every day. Such violations limit their chances of surviving, growing, developing and pursuing their dreams. Moreover, many of the caregivers pay very little attention in understanding the child's talents, dreams and aspirations and to provide congenial opportunities for their overall development.

    The activites carried out in Ernakulam Rural District.

  • Clean Campus Safe Campus implementation was initiated in all Police Stations in collaboration with School health nurses (medical department) in all Schools. Cleaning programs and COTPA awareness classes conducted by health/Excise/Police authorities.
  • Under the school monitoring committee of schools, were conducted cleaning of school premises and awareness classes taken by IOP's/SHO's for the concerned Police Stations limit on different days.
  • Conducted clean campus safe campus program in 3rd phase implementation.
  • Anti-Narcotic Rallies were conducted in school levels.
  • 236 School Protection Group / Monitoring Committees were formed.
  • Complaint Boxes were Installed in schools.
  • Anti-Narcotic Club were formed in Schools and Colleges.

    Student Police Cadet

    The Student Police Cadet (SPC) Project is a school based initiative, which seeks to mould a responsible youth for a vigilant, peaceful and value based society, for whom discipline and abiding by the law is a way of life. The project is initiated by Kerala Police and in collaboration with the Departments of Education, Transport, Forest, Excise, Local Self Government, Fire & Rescue and Sports Council. Formally it is launched in August 2010.

    The SPC training programme comprises various modules meant to facilitate each cadet with learning inputs to acquire desired capabilities of future citizens through a regular two year course of physical fitness training, parade training, indoor classes, workshops on law and citizenship, field visits to Government institutions and judicial offices of law enforcement, Mini projects and leadership camps.

    Pink Police Patrol

    Pink Police patrols for enhancing the safety for women and children in public places. The Pink Beat includes specially trained women police personnel. These police personnel will patrol on KSRTC and private stage carriers and will be present at bus stops, schools, colleges and other public places.

    The Pink Patrol cars have been equipped with GPS tracking devices as well as cameras installed on the front and rear sides of the vehicles. The camera sends continuous visuals to the control room. These patrol vehicle will be led by a women police officer and will have two other women police personnel. The patrol will be deployed in areas that have high presence of women and will function from 8 am to 8 pm.

    These personnel not just monitor the insides of the crowded public buses for misuse and hassle, but also look out for anti-social activities at bus stops, schools and other vulnerable areas.

    Coastal Jagratha Samithy

    The sea is a source of livelihood for hundreds of villages. Fishermen community of Kerala are a daring lot who venture into the sea for days together in search of shoals. After the aftermath of Mumbai terror attacks from the sea, Kerala Government immediately decided to tap the huge human resource available along the coast. Police saw an opportunity to involve the fishermen citizens of the country and decided to groom them as the sentinels of the sea to protect the country from inimical elements. Kadalora (coastal) Jagratha (Vigilance) Samithies (committees) were formed in coastal area of the Ernakulam Rural District by involving the local self-government and the department of fisheries. Awareness classes were conducted among the members of the committees to elicit their cooperation in securing the coastline. Fishermen were involved in surveillance of the seas.