About Kollam Rural Police
Kollam Rural Police is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law & order in the rural precincts of the district, prevention of law infringement, prevention and detection of crime, traffic management and various citizen centric services for the people of Kollam Rural area comprising Kottarakkara and Punalur subdivisions, Kottarakkara, Punalur, Pathanapuram and Parts of Kunnathoor and Kollam Taluks having Revenue Villages come within the jurisdiction of Kollam Rural Police.
The motto of the force is "Mridhu Bhave Dhrida Kruthye" which means "Soft in Temperament, Firm in Action" in Sanskrit.
Vision and Mission
As the part of Kerala Police Department, we are committed to provide highest quality of police services to the people. We constantly evaluate and improve our efforts to enhance public safety and maintain law & order, respecting citizen’s rights and uplifting their dignity.
The duty of police is to help to secure the society in which the rights and responsibilities of individuals, families and communities are properly balanced. The main objectives of the police are
- Prevention of Law Infringement.
- Prevention of Civil Errors.
- Ensure safety and reduce disorders.
- Reduce crime and the fear of crime.
- Contribute to delivery of justice, which secures and maintains public confidence in the rule of law.