State Police Chief Loknath Behara issued Badge of Honour for 239 police
officials for their excellence in various services. 11 ministerial staff were also honoured
with commendation certificates. The Investiture Ceremony was held at the Police
Training College, Thiruvananthapuram.
118 personnel were awarded for their excellence in crime investigation, 17 for
their excellence in law and order, 35 for their excellence in the field of intelligence and
13 for their excellence in training. Four each from telecommunication and traffic
wings, 11 from highway police, 15 from social policing and cyber crime investigation
were also honoured. One each from women police, public relations, students police
cadet were also honoured. 19 from other wings were also presented with the Badge
ADGPs Anil Kant, S Aananthakrishnan, Dr Shaik Darvesh Saheb ,T K Vinod
Kumar, IGPs S Sreejith, Ashok Yadav, P Vijayan , DIGs Anup Kuruvila John, P
Prakash , SPs Dr Srinivas A, Hari Sankar, Karuppasamy R, Sujith Das S, J Sukumara
Pillai were the senior officials honoured in the function for their excellence in service
on various fields.