Governance of District Police, Kochi City Police
Kochi City Police falls under Kochi Range which comes under South Zone.
The force headed by a Deputy Inspector General of Police of IPS cadre designated as District Police Chief(Commissioner of Police), comprises of Deputy Commissioners of Polices,assistant commissionrs of Police, Inspectors, Sub Inspectors, Additional and Assistant Sub Inspectors, Senior Civil Police Officers, Civil Police Officers numbering around 3000 and approximately 30000 cases are handled per annum. In addition to this, there are about 100 numbers of ministerial staffs helps the staff officers in various aspects of service and other petition matters.
The Police District is sub divided into Sub Divisions, Circles and Police Stations each headed by the officer of the rank of assistant Commissioner of Police, Circle Inspector of Police designated as Inspector of Police and Sub Inspector of Police respectively. Special Units/Cells like District Special Branch, District Head Quarter, District Crime Records Bureau, Districts Crime Branch, Narcotic Cell and each is headed by one officer of the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police and Cyber Cell under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner of Police(Administration) are all helps to maintain the law and order, crime prevention and crime investigation in the police district.