About Kottayam District Police

Kottayam, the land of lakes, letters and latex is a land-locked district silhouetted by the Idukki Hill Slopes on the east, adjoined by the rolling plains of Ernakulam on the north, bordered by the paddy fields of Kuttanad on the south west and the undulating slopes of Pathanamthitta on the south and bathed by the placid waters of the Vembanad Lake on the west. Ranked tenth among the 14 districts of Kerala in terms of area as well as population.

Kottayam District Police is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law & order in the entire precincts of the district, prevention and detection of crime, traffic management and various citizen centric services for the people of Kottayam District area comprising Kottayam, Changanaherry, Kanjirappally, Pala and Vaikom subdivisions. Parts of Kottayam , Changanacherry, Vaikom, Kanjirappally and Meenachil Taluks having 99 Revenue Villages come under the jurisdiction of Kottayam District Police.

Vision and Mission

As the part of Kerala Police Department, we are committed to providing highest quality of police services to the people. We will constantly evaluate and improve our efforts to enhance public safety and maintain law & order respecting citizen's rights and uplifting dignity.

The duty of police is to help secure the society in which the rights and responsibilities of individuals, families and communities are properly balanced. The main objectives of the police are to

  • Ensure safety and reduce disorders,
  • Reduce crime and the fear of crime
  • Contribute to delivery of justice, which secures and maintains public confidence in the rule of law