Malabar Special Police (MSP)

Special Armed Police (SAP)


Kerala Armed Police I (KAP I)


Kerala Armed Police II (KAP 2)


Kerala Armed Police III (KAP 3)


Kerala Armed Police IV (KAP 4)


Kerala Armed Police V (KAP 5)


State Rapid Action Force (SRAF)


History & Archives




Kerala Armed Police Battalions

Armed Police Battalions are formed to assist the local Police in emergency situations like communal clashes, General elections, Natural calamities and law and order problems. In case of emergency the force is also deployed outside the state. These battalions had their origin even at the evolutionary stage of the Kerala Police. Kerala Police has eight Battalions function under the Director General of Police, Kerala. There is an Additional Director General of Police, AP Battalions, an Inspector General of Police, AP Battalions and a DIG, Armed Police Battalions. Each Battalion is functioning under a Commandant. Armed Police Battalions are the feeder Units for the District Police. The Armed Police Battalion is the single entry point for Personnel recruited into the Kerala Police.


Bio diversity of Armed Police Battalion camps of Kerala - KAP 5