Kerala Police Launches Digital Applications for Public Safety
The Kerala Police is in the forefront of using technology for improving safety and also for better service delivery to the public. These include an array of Mobile applications developed to cater to specific needs of the citizens. Some of the initiatives are given below.
Mobile Application – Raksha for General citizen Information and Police Help.
Kerala Police Mobile App Raksha, which literally translates to ‘protection’ is an official application of Kerala Police. Kerala Police telephone directory, Emergency contact numbers,, E-mail IDs of all relevant police officials, Alert messages, Traffic related messages, safety tips, E-services such as online payment of traffic penalties, news pertaining to Kerala Police, updates on social media pages of Kerala Police, etc., are available in the App. The main feature of this App is to provide contact numbers of all police offices/officers with a search option. Further, the facility to find one’s nearest police station and contact them based geo location of the user, is also available. Users could also go through FAQ section or ask queries regarding the services and projects of Kerala Police through this application. Citizens can also check their petition status or download an FIR from this App.