Women Cell

Women cell acts as a centre to offer succour to women in distress. Counselling is provided to victims of abuse. It also monitors investigation of cases where women are victims. Abandoned and destitute women are taken to protective custody and handed over to homes meant for them. There is a 24 hours helpline in this wing.

Women Cell is headed by a Woman Circle Inspector. The Women Cell comprises of Women Police Officers and is tasked to uphold the right and dignity of Women. Women cell conducts petition enquiry and its disposal which deals with family matters, gives legal aid and counseling and also conducts awareness classes. It also assists the District Police Chief in reviewing the progress of investigation of case in which women are victim.

Women Cell comprising exclusively of women officers is concerned with settling of family disputes. It mostly does the counselling work and seminar on gender issues are being conducted.

 

Vanitha (Women) Police Station
This is a Police Station exclusively under women Police officers. It deals with cases related to women only. Officers of the Vanitha Police Station will also perform Law & Order duty.
A Sub Inspector heads the Vanitha Police Station. A new building of Vanitha police station is coming up at the North police station compound.