Governance of Kerala Police

The state head of Kerala Police Force is State Police Chief belongs to Director General of Police rank the officers of various ranks in ascending order, be as follows:-

  • Director General of Police & State Police Chief.
  • Director General of Police
  • Additional Director General of Police
  • Inspector General of Police
  • Deputy Inspector General of Police
  • Superintendent of Police
  • Deputy Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent of Police
  • Inspector of Police
  • Sub-Inspector of Police
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police
  • Senior Civil Police Officer/ Police Head Constable
  • Civil Police Officer/Police Constable

For the proper administration the Geographical area of state is bifurcated as South Zone and North Zone which is headed by Additional Director General of Police. Further, each zone is dived into two ranges viz Thiruvananthapuram Range & Ernakulam Range, Thrissur Range & Kannur Range respectively. There are five (5) Police Commisionarates and 14 Police districts which are headed by District Police Chiefs, rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police / Superintendent of Police ranks as the case is. The Additional Director General of Police are in charge of a particular function like Administration Headquarters, Modernization , PCR, CBCID , Intelligence, Traffic and Training.