History of Kozhikode City Police

City Police Office Old Building

On the formation of Kerala State on 01-11-1956, Kozhikode City was formed as a part of the Erstwhile Malabar District of Madras State. Consequent to the formation of the state, Malabar District was bifurcated in to three Districts viz Kozhikode, Palakad and Kannur. In 1969 certain parts of Kozhikode District was bifurcated to the newly created Malappuram District. In 1979 Kozhikode was bifurcated into two Police District namely Kozhikode City and Kozhikode Rural. The City Police Office started functioning with effect from 01-06-1979 in the existing building.

A new building was constructed for the smooth functioning of City Police Office at the existing compound. It was inaugurated on 06-02-2011. Major portion of the administration wing of City Police Office is now functioning in this building. In addition to this, offices of Deputy Commissioner of Police, District Crime Records Bureau, District Crime Branch, Narcotic Cell, Finger Print Bureau, SPC, Juvenile Wing, Bomb Squad are also functioning in this building

City Police Office New Building