Project Hope a new venture initiated by the Kerala Police as a helping hand to the SSLC and Plus two failed students for achieving success. It is being implemented successfully in Ernakulam Rural District. Our support for students does not stop even after passing the SSLC exam. We identify various skill development programs for them to ensure they are employable. Supports even those who want to pursue higher education. The District Narcotics Cell DySP is the Nodal Officer for this project in Ernakulam Rural District.
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.
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.
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.