The third eye of
the Thrissur City Police to prevent crime.
2021, as part of the Thrissur Corporation's Smart & Safe project, cameras
were installed at key locations such as Swaraj Round and Shaktan Nagar by the
Thrissur Corporation, and its surveillance system was coordinated to the
Thrissur City Police Control Room.
It was actually
a turning point.
the CCTV cameras, the CCTV system can be used not only to reduce crime in the
city of Thrissur but also to streamline the city's transport system and deploy
police on major events including Thrissur Pooram.
Today, the CCTV
camera network of the Thrissur City Police has become the largest and most
powerful police security system in Kerala. Cameras set up in the city transmit
the footage to the police control room via high-speed optical fiber network
cables. Specially trained police officers are deployed here to enable 24-hour
In the second
phase of the CCTV camera system, cameras were installed at the Outer Ring areas
of the city such as Sankarayya Road, West Fort, Poonkunnam, Patturaikkal and
Ashwini Junction at a cost of `20 lakh from the own funds of the Kerala Police.
The camera system set up by traders' associations, shopping malls and voluntary
organizations in Thrissur district is also being gradually integrated into the
The Project named THIRD EYE was formally
inaugurated at the Police Control Room. Hon. Kerala Revenue and Housing
Minister Shri. K. Rajan inaugurated the function. Thrissur MLA Shri. P.
Balachandran presided over the function. Corporation Health and Education
Standing Committee Chairman P.K. Shajan greeted. City Police Commissioner R. Aditya
presented the report. ACP V.K. Raju, East Inspector P. Lal Kumar, business
representatives of the city and Anto George, Senior General Manager, South
Indian Bank were also present.