The motto of the Kerala Police   "Mridhu Bhave Dhrida Kruthye" is enshrined in its official emblem. It is in Sanskrit and is written in devanagari script. In English it translates to "Soft in Temperament, Yet Firm in Action".
Kerala Police is committed to achieving the highest level of citizen satisfaction, by striving to provide world-class quality of police services through prompt redressal of grievances, transparent and fair enforcement of law, maintenance of order by protecting citizens rights and individual dignity and incessant endeavor to enhance public safety.
Kerala Police aspires to achieve excellence in the quality of criminal law enforcement, public order and citizen safety by pioneering adoption of  the latest technology in the fields of forensics, evidence collection, public order maintenance, traffic enforcement and police administration within the next 10 years.