Precious as well as ancient documents were collected from the Kerala State Archeological Department, Public libraries all over Kerala in order to meet the purpose of starting a new Police Museum at the Police Training College campus, Thiruvananthapuram. Nearly   5000  documents related to the Police were collected and kept intact in soft copies. We have traced the history of Police in Kerala from the Sangha Dynasty onwards. A few of the most interesting are included here.

Travancore Region

1. The State of  the Police from 973  to 1003 ME (Year 1798)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
2. Construction plan for a guard station at Charupara. (Year 1814)
Pages 1, 2
3. Residents letter to the Dewan of Travancore - issue of  a proclamation to deliver arms (Year 1823)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4
4. Regulation to enable police officer of Thirunelveli to pursue offenders to Travancore (Year 1825)
Pages 1, 2, 3
5. Letters reg. sales of 30 horses from the Remount Dept. for the Escort of H. H The Rani (Year 1828)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
6. Nair Brigade-Command allowance to Lt.Nixon.(Year 1830)
Pages 1, 2, 3
7.Appointment of Captain Campell as Commandant of Nair Brigade (Year 1834)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4
8. Salute to the Resident to be fired as soon as he arrives at Residency.(Year 1838)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4 ,5, 6, 7
9. Alteration in the uniform of the European Commissioned  Officers in Nair Brigade (Year 1841)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
10. Establishment of beach Police regulations. (Year 1842)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
11. Ordering the Nair Brigade to salute H.H on his birthday.(Year 1843)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4
12. Organisation of  Nair Brigade.(Year 1845)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4 , 5, 6, 7,8
13. Sepoys running  along with the palankeens of native officers discontinuance reg:- (Year 1856)
Pages 1, 2
14. Abolition of the frontier chowkeys in back waters in Travancore and Cochin. (Year 1862)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
15. Nair Brigade increase of salary to European Officers. (Year 1863)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4
16. Oil allowance for dark landers  used by beat  constables in the  town.. (Year 1885)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,12, 13, 14
17. Brigade sepoys assistance for Chirappu at pazhavanghadi. (Year 1887)
Pages 1, 2, 3 , 4, 5, 6
18. Circular instructing Police Inspectors to keep special diary.. (Year 1883)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4 , 5
19. Prohibiting police officers from furnishing bail to persons arrested by them. (Year 1884)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4
20. Handcuffing of Prisoners during journey Reg. (Year 1890)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4 , 5
21. Instruction to Abkaris. (Year 1890)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4 , 5, 6 , 7
22. Suchindram Pakoda Sanctioning of Police Guard. (Year 1898)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4 , 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
23. CIDs for protection of H.h Maharaja (Year 1934)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
24. Suspected Marine near Muttam. (Year 1940)
Pages 1, 2, 3 , 4, 5, 6
25. An Airoplane Sighted at Kolachal - A Police Report (Year 1944)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4
26. Appointment of Sweepers in Police Dept. (Year 1952)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4
27. Indian Police Service - Revision of Physical Standards for Appointment. (Year 1953)
Pages 1, 2, 3
Cochin Region
1. Land Acquisition - Hill Palace Police Station - Thripunithura (Year 1930)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
2. Officers Journey in connection with Civil & criminal Cases - TA Granting of Reg: . (Year 1937)
Pages 1, 2 , 3
3. Thrichur Valia Kovilagam Burglary - Police Report (Year 1938)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4
4. Cost of Crown Police Force used in Indian States (Year 1942)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4 , 5
5. Rules Regarding Guard Turn Out - Reg. (Year 1948)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4
6. Sathyagraha in Chennamangalam - Conduct of Police Officers - Reg:-.(Year 1949)
Pages 1, 2
Malabar Region
1. Malac Walking Stick - Presented to Adhikari to Help Police - Reg: (Year 1923)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4, 5 , 6 , 7
2. Pension to Police Constable's Family who who killed in Mappila Rebellion Reg : (Year 1924)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4 , 5 , 6 , 7
3. MSP Camp Buldings- Plan . (Year 1927)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4
4.Police Arrangements for Hon. Governer's Visit- Reg:-.(Year 1927)
Pages 1, 2, 3, 4 , 5 , 6 , 7, 8,9, 10 , 11 , 12 , 13, 14
5. Mappila Rebellion - Petrol supply to Military and Police - Reg: (Year 1925)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4, 5, 6
6. Mappila Rebellion - Construction of Well at Anakkayam Reg: . (Year 1928)
Pages 1, 2 , 3 , 4
7. Mappila Rebellion - Officers to Prevent theft at Police Check Posts Reg: (Year 1930)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4
8. Child Marriage Restraint Act - Police Report Reg : (Year 1930)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4
9. Police - Civil - Disobedience Campaign - Reg. (Year 1930)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4 , 5 , 6 , 7
10. MSP - Instruction in Urdu Munshi Retention - Reg:-.(Year 1930)
Pages 1, 2,3, 4 , 5 , 6

Regulation of H.H the Maharajah of Travancore (1885)

Regulation 1
Vilambarangal
 
Vilambaram 1, 2

Old Circulars

Circulars 1, 2,3, 4, 5

Travancore Police Dress Regulations - Review Order

Pages 1, 2,3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

 

 

 

Home, History , Archives, Gallery, Battalions, Traffic, Janamaithri , Credits , Site Map , Guest Book , From the News Desk