Distributed “Badge of Honor Awards” for Excellence

 Distributed “Badge of Honor Awards” for Excellence

Kerala Police will forward a proposal to the Government recommending the inclusion of senior police officers as well for awarding Chief Minister’s police medal. This was informed by Loknath Behera, State Police Chief, while speaking at a function organized at the Police Headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram for honoring Police Officials who have excelled in various fields.

Badge of Honor Awards for the year 2019 was distributed to 262 police officers who have excelled in various fields in a function held at five different centers in the State. Loknath Behera, State Police Chief, has also presented awards at Police Headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram. Dr. B Sandhya, ADGP presented awards at Kerala Police Academy in Thrissur and K Padmakumar, ADGP, Battalion, distributed awards at the District Police Headquarters in Kochi City.

Dr. Shaik Darvesh Saheb, ADGP, Law and Order and Ashok Yadav, IGP, North Zone has presented awards at Police Training College in Thiruvananthapuram and North Zone Headquarters in Kozhikode respectively. Commendation Discs were also distributed to 60 police personnel in Armed Police Forces. 19 persons were from the Ministerial Category were selected for the commendation certificates of the Police Chief. State Police Chief has also presented the awards for best ministerial Staff in Police Headquarters. Manoj Abraham, ADGP, Police Headquarters, Nagaraju Chakilam, DIG, Police Headquarters and other senior police officers have attended the function.

Badge of Honor Awards were presented to 103 Personnel for excellence in criminal investigation, 12 for their achievements in the field of law and order, 21 for their expertise in intelligence and 17 for their excellence in providing training.  Badge of Honor Awards were presented to 10 in Tele Communications category, 5 in Anti-human trafficking category and 26 in Social Policing, Cybercrime Investigation and Women's Safety categories.  3 in Traffic, 2 in Women Police, 12 in Mounted Police, Dog squad, Police Band and Orchestra and 18 in the Public Relations, Photography, Coastal and Railway categories received badge of honor awards.  5 personnel from forensic and 28 from other categories were also presented Badge of Honor Awards.

           Vijay S Sakhare, IGP, DIGs P Prakash, S Surendran, Kori Sanjay Kumar Gurudin, Kaliraj Mahesh Kumar, SPs Rahul R Nair, K G Simon, Dr Divya V Gopinath, T Narayanan, Karthik K, Harishankar, G Poonkuzhali, Elango G, T F Xavier, V Ajith, B Krishnakumar, Rajesh N, Sunil M L and K L Johnkutty have received Badge of Honor Awards.  SPs R. Nishantini and Chaitra Theresa John have received the Commendation Discs.