A Headquarters is highly essential for Kerala Coastal Police to monitor and control all the Coastal Security activities throughout the State.
In Kerala 1st Coastal Police Station was started at Neendakara in Kollam District in the year 2009.
There are so many major and minor vital installations like Petronet LNG, SPM, VSSC Thumpa, Cochin Shipyard, Cochin Port Trust etc
Coastal Police is alert and on sea patrol 24 hours in 3 shifts to secure Coastal frontier by conducting boat patrolling.
General awareness programs for the fishermen community are being organized by Coastal Police in Coastal areas regularly.
In many occasions Kerala Coastal Police, has to undertake dangerous rescue and search by venture operations into the sea, especially in rough seasons.
6 persons were caught by Coastal Police, Kasaragod on 15.12.2015 from the sea under suspicious circumstances and on verification it was understood that they were the members of the "Red Force" of Karnataka participating in their Coastal exercise named "Sagar Kavach". During this time the Honorable Prime Minister of India was visiting Kerala, and this shows the alertness of Kerala Coastal Police in the kerala Coastal Belt in performing not only Coastal Security duties but also VVIP Security duties also.
12 Iranian Nationals who were found under suspicious circumstances within the exclusive economic zone of India about 60 N/M from Alappuzha coast in a boat were detained with boat by Indian Coast Guard and handed over to Kerala Police. Coastal Police provided active support and coordination in the operation.
11 Srilankan citizens were arrested by Police at Kochi on 24.09.2015, on the basis of information collected by Coastal Police, and Indian Coast Guard while they were preparing to go to Australia illegally through the sea route.
Fortkochi Coastal Police saved 29 tourists including children and ladies from a boat which is stuck in the muddy water in Vypin Lake on 18-04-2016 at Kamalakadavu area. The tourist boat New Malabar was stuck in the centre of the lake in muddy waters and the boat crews effort to move the boat ahead failed. And they reported the accident to the police. Upon receiving the information the police team rushed to the accident place and saved all the passengers by using a fishing boat and took them to Kamalakadavu. After rescuing all the passengers from the boat, the police team recovered the tourist boat and took all the passengers to Mattanchery boat jetty by using the same boat.
One fishing boat collided with a passenger boat on 26/08/2015 near Fort Kochi, boat jetty and 11 passengers died in that accident. Rescue operation was successfully conducted by the Police Personnel of Coastal Police Station, along with the Indian Navy, Coast Guard, and Marine Enforcement. The Coastal Police and the Coast Guard and the Indian navy displayed tremendous team spirit and mobilized 16 Boats, 2 Helicopters, 2 dredgers and 2 diving teams within less than one hour which helped in saving many lives and a good example of excellent synergy between the Coastal Security Stake holders which is the Indian Navy, the Indian Coast Guard abd the Kerala Coastal Police. The rescue operation was led physically on the spot by the then Head of Coastal Police Sri. B S Mohammed Yasin IPS assisted by Sri. S Surendran IPS, AIG Coastal Security.
On 26/05/2015 information received at Vizhinjam Coastal Police Station, that four fishermen have not arrived after fishing who went for fishing from Adimalathura beach at 4AM on 25/05/2015. The boat patrolling party of Vizhinjam Coastal Police Station, found the fishing boat in the sea at 5NM away from Pulluvila, which was floating in the sea due to engine failure. The boat patrolling party rescued 4 fishermen from the boat and towed the boat to Vizhinjam harbour. The rescue operation was conducted by the GSI, Vijayan, SCPO -2850 Pramod and CPO-4127 Rajkumar with the boat crews and it shows their dedication and commitment to duty.
On 02/02/2016 8.15 an information was received to the Beypore CPS that one fishing boat was floating in the sea due to engine failure. The boat patrolling party SI Satheesh Babu and CPO 9138 Jithesh rushed to the place with in no time and rescued 2 fishermen and boat from the sea.
On 11.06.2015 the boat on which 2 fishermen were collecting clams from the lake was hit by a boat named "Annai", the Police personnel of Coastal Police Station, Neendakara rushed to the place and rescued the fishermen´s lives. The rescue operation conducted by CPO. Ajayakumar shows his dedication and commitment to duty.
On 2/05/2015 at around 9.30 am, an information was received from Maruthadi over phone, that a country craft “Panakkalthodu Devi" was sinking in the sea with 14 fishermen. The rescue team of Neendakara Coastal Police Station rushed to the place and rescued all 14 fishermen from the boat. It is further reported that the above fishermen were admitted in the hospital with the help of Police Personnel. The rescue operation was conducted by the SI.Rajagopal, CPO 5348 Harikumar, CPO 5562 Vijaykumar by facing high risk and this dedication to duty is highly appreciable.
On 06/05/2015 the boat patrolling team of Neendakara Coastal Police Station, rescued the life of two fishermen who were sinking near the Sakthikulangara harbour. It was reported that the Canoe on which the 2 fishermen were fishing near the harbour and their Canoe dashed against a boat named "Dharsanam". The rescue team of Neendakara Coastal Police Station rescued the above fishermen from the sea and bought to the Neendakara harbour. This timely operation was conducted by GSI Ashok Kumar and it shows his commitment to duty.
On 21.04. 2015 at around 5 pm a fishing boat named Dolphin owned by Benjamin hailing from Sakthikulangara was sunk by heavy waves and rain, when they came back after fishing the boat met with accident 1 km from Neendakara. 3 fishermen were injured in this accident. CPS Interceptor boat Nethra rushed to the place and rescued the fishermen. This timely operation was conducted by boat officer Ashok kumar GSI of Neendakara CPS
On 17.05.2015 at around 2 pm a fishing Canoe named Anugraha was floating on the sea due to the engine failure, 3KM away from KMML Chavara. Neendakara CPS boat Yodha led by GSI Chithen and boat staff rescued the fishermen and the boat was brought to Neendakara harbor. GSI Chithen conducted the operation by facing high risk and this dedication to duty is highly appreciable.
On 14/06/2015 at 6 pm one fishing boat was damaged in the sea at Puthiyathura with 5 fishermen. The boat patrolling party of Vizhinjam Coastal Police Station reached there within no time and rescued the fishermen and towed the boat to vizhinjam harbour. The rescue operation was conducted by the SI Sudarsanaraj and CPO-4270 in the rough sea, and it shows their dedication and commitment to duty.
On 19/06/2015 at 8 am one fishing boat was got damaged due to rough sea and water entered the boat. The boat patrolling party reached the place and rescued the six fishermen onboard and towed the boat to the vizhinjam harbour. The rescue operation was conducted by the SI Sundarraj and SCPO-1369. It shows their dedication and commitment to duty.
On 23/06/2015 at 10.50AM a Mali ship, which was trying to anchor at Vizhinjam harbor, hit accidently a fishing boat and its anchor was broken. Two men from the ship fell in to the sea. The boat patrolling party reached the place and rescued the two ship crew. The boat patrolling party of Vizhinjam Coastal Police Station, GASI-Francis Michale and CPO-3485 Kumar have acted promptly to save the ship crew.
On 05/07/2015 at around 2pm one fishing boat canoe named Bharathamba was sunk due to an accident 5 NM away from "Valiyazheekal". The Police Personnel of Thottapally Coastal Police Station, rushed in to the place and rescued the fishermen and they were taken to hospital for further treatment. The leader ship of GSI (ASI) Ramachandran with Sr CPO 4053 Radhakrishnan Nair and CPO 4526 Biju shows the dedication and commitment to duty of rescue party from Thottapally Coastal PS.
25/12/2015 on Deepu age 24 S/o Sreekumar fell in to the sea at Mulloor. The boat patrolling party reached there within no time and conducted continuous search led GASI Rajendran and SCPO -3794 Antony and recovered the dead body of missing person from the sea.
The following police personnel of Fortkochi CPS have taken earnest effort to arrest the red force members of Coast Guard No.020731 Aneesh S/o Gopinathan Pillai, Utham Naik Coast Guard No.020029 Sri. G Shikkari S/o Basappa, Navik from fishing boat named Alister while boat patrolling on 18-11-2015 in connection with the theeravetta 2/2015 This shows their dedication and commitment to duty. ASI E 9188 Ramanan and CPO E11379 Bharathan. Have displayed great commitment and devotion to duty.
On 17/12/2015 morning 5.10 am 9 NM from Ponnani beach one country boat named Alilakannan capsized in the sea . The rescue team of Azhikode CPS rushed to the place and rescued all the fishermen from the boat and further reported that they were admitted in the hospital with the help of police personnel of Azhikode CPS. The rescue operation was conducted by SCPO 4732 Benny Jerald and CPO 6177 KT Thomas of Azhikode CPS.
On 22/12/2015 morning 8 Nm away from Azheekal Beach one fiber boat named "Kannaki" capsized in the sea due to engine failure. The boat patrolling party rushed to the place and rescued the 4 fishermen from the sea.
On 2/02/2016 boat patrolling party of Azheekal Coastal Police Station, while on boat patrolling in the sea an information was received from Sri. C H Abdul Salam, Boat owner that he saw a ship around 17 Nm away from Azheekal Coast sailing from South to North. The boat patrolling team rushed to the spot in the North west direction in the Arabian Sea and located the suspicious ship 10 NM away from Mount Dhili, Ezhimala and boarded the ship and searched and verified the details of the crew and the ship. The Ship was named "CLIPPER" (No P001021, IMO No 7714313 ) and it was sailing from Brazil to Gujarat for demolishing and dismantling. The following police personnel of Azheekal CPS participated in the boat patrolling and conducted search for the ship. Kuttukrishnan.ASI, Sasidharan KP SI ( C-3054 ) Girish Babu M.V SI of Police ( C-3150) , Suresh C . CPO 5992 and Rajesh K CPO 6134 conducted the operation by facing high risk and displaying devotion to duty.
The ASI E 9188 Ramanan and CPO E11379 Bharathan of Fortkochi CPS have take earnest effort to arrest the red force members of Coast guard No.020731 Aneesh S/o Gopinathan Pillai, Utham naik Coast Guard No.020029 Sri. G Shikkari S/o Basappa, Navik from fishing boat named Alister while boat patrolling on 18-11-2015 in connection with the Theeravetta 2/2015 This shows their dedication and commitment to duty.
On 04.01.2015, the Police Personnel of Neendakara Coastal Police Station rescued the life of a 16 year old girl who was attempting to commit suicide at Kollam beach. It is further reported that the above girl was admitted in the Hospital with the help of Police Personnel. Hence the rescue operation done by Sri.Vijayakumar SCPO 5562 shows his dedication and commitment to duty.
On 23.12.2014, the Police personnel of Bekal Coastal Police Station rescued the life of 4 fishermen when their fishing boat capsized in the sea off Kanhangad. The rescue operation was carried out by the police personnel Sri. Mohanan C, Gr.ASI 491, Sri. Ramesan M.P, SCPO 998, Sri. Pradeep Kumar C, SCPO 1019 and Sri. Subhash P, CPO 1476 displaying great dedication and commitment to duty.
On 12.01.2015, there was an incident of shooting by the Coast Guard against a fishing boat off Beemapally Beach and two fishermen were injured. Sri. Suresh Kumar, the Circle Insperctor of Police, Vizhinjam Coastal Police Station, within no time has informed this incident to the senior officers. This timely action shows his dedication and commitment to duty. Because of his prompt information and assistance provided to to the fishermen a major Law and order situation was averted in the sensitive Coastal belt.
On 04.08.2014, the police personnel of Azheekode Coastal Police Station, rescued the life of 2 fishermen, when their carrier boat capsized in the sea. It is further reported that the above fishermen where admitted in the hospital with the help of police personnel. Hence the rescue operation done by the police personnel Sri. P.O.Varghese, SI, Sri.Ushageethan K.A, Gr.SI 3597, Sri. N.A.Mahinkutty, Gr.ASI 3950, Sri.B.R.Pradeep, ASI 3876, Sri.E.S.Jijo SCPO 4023, Sri.C.C.Basanth, Gr.SCPO 5057, Sri.V.M.Sunil Kumar, CPO 5992 shows their dedication and commitment to duty.
On 01.10.2014, 12 fishing boats were floating in water towards sea. The police personnel Sri.UshageethanK.A, Gr.SI 3597, Sri. N.A.Mahinkutty, Gr.ASI 3950, , Sri.C.C.Basanth, Gr.SCPO 5057, Sri.P.Mathew SCPO 4043, Sri. T.K.Jaison, Gr. SCPO 5088, Sri.K.P.Sumesh, CPO 6085, Sri.T. Sunil kumar, CPO 6192, Sri. Mohammed Shafeeq AR SCPO 6253 of Azheekode Coastal Police Station reached there at the right time and rescued all the vessels.