Kerala Police are trying to create an atmosphere in the police stations where children can come to lodge complaints without any fear.

All police stations in Kerala to become child-friendly: DGP

In a bid to create an environment the place kids can lodge complaints with out worry, Kerala Director General of Police Loknath Behera on Saturday nearly inaugurated child-friendly centres at 15 police stations within the state.

Behera, addressing the occasion, mentioned that the Kerala Police are attempting to create an environment within the police stations the place kids can come to lodge complaints with none worry. The occasion was additionally attended by different senior police officers thorough video conferencing.

The idea of child-friendly police stations was launched in 2006 with the purpose of constructing these kids glad who accompany folks coming to police stations for numerous functions. Such centres will assist kids and others to know the workings of police stations and the work of police officers and to keep away from the hole between police, kids and the group.

At current, 85 police stations within the state have such children-friendly centres. The state police chief mentioned the system will likely be carried out in 12 extra police stations inside three months. He mentioned that the Kerala Police goals to launch child-friendly centres in all police stations.

The DGP inaugurated the child-friendly centres at Chadayamangalam, Pathanapuram, Anchal in Kollam district, Infopark police station, Cyber Police Station, Women’s Police Station in Ernakulam Ottapalam, Malampuzha in Palakkad district, Nilambur, Tanur, Changaramkulam in Malappuram district, Panur in Kannur district and Adhoor, Rajapuram and Badiyadukka in Kasaragod district.

The Ollur Police Station SHO in Thrissur metropolis acquired the Home Ministry’s 2019 Award for the Best Police Station in Kerala. Pathanamthitta and Mannuthi police station home officers shared the Chief Minister’s 2019 trophy for the most effective police station within the state.

Pampady Police Station in Kottayam district received the second prize and Thampanoor police station in Thiruvananthapuram metropolis received the third prize.

The state police chief inaugurated this yr’s actions of the Hope challenge, an initiative taken by the police to assist kids to re-appear for examinations who fail in Classes 10th and 12th. Last yr, 522 college students who failed the Class X examination had been skilled to jot down exams below the scheme. 465 of them handed in all topics.

The state police chief additionally inaugurated a brand new challenge “Puthanuduppum Pusthakavum” to search out out kids in want and to offer them garments, books and examine supplies. The challenge is being carried out by the Student Police Cadet Volunteer Core, a voluntary organisation fashioned to incorporate alumni who’ve undergone scholar police cadet coaching.

The police chief introduced prizes to the winners of brief movie and pictures competitions organised on the event of National Police Memorial Day.

The state police chief additionally launched a e-book titled ‘Professor Pointer – The Answer to Cyber Issues’ written by artist Nandan Pillai below the auspices of Cyber Dome to make clear the pitfalls of the cyber world.