The main objectives of Highway Patrols are controlling Traffic, enforcement of Traffic Laws, prevention of Road Accidents, providing immediate attention and assistance to victims of accidents, handling of Law & Order issues, and enforcement of Laws on Highways, etc. Each Highway Police Vehicle is assigned an ‘Operational area’ and a Base Station. The Officers and men are deployed for duty in the Highway Police from various Police Stations in the District.
The two Highway patrols in Kottayam District are
1.Kilo 28 – Puthuveli to Edinjilam (Base Station – Ettumanoor). Kilo 28 covering from Changanasserry to Puthuvelly - M.C.Road Sector.
2.Kilo 29 – Kottaym to Mundakayam (Base Station – Ponkunnam). Kilo 29 covering from Kottayam to Mundkayam, National Highway and its Base station is Ponkunnam Poplice station. Also flying petrol vehicles covering Chenganessery, Pala. Vaikom Road Sectors.
3. Five Control Room Vehicles were functioning in Kottayam District. Its controlling Office situated at Nagampadam Pvt. Bus Stand.