The main objectives of Highway Patrols are controlling Traffic, enforcement of Traffic Laws, prevention of Road Accidents, providing immediate attention and assistance to victims of accidents, handling of Law & Order issues, and enforcement of Laws on Highways, etc. Each Highway Police Vehicle is assigned an &lsquoOperational area&rsquo and a Base Station. The Officers and men are deployed for duty in the Highway Police from various Police Stations in the District.
In Thrissur city, Peramangalam and Mannuthy are the base stations of High way Patrols and its details are as follows:
|Base Station||Jurisdiction||Name||Nature of Road & Kilo Meter|
|1.||Peramangalam||Perumbilavu  to Mannuthy||KILO -17||SH, Thrissur
|2.||Mannuthy||Mannuthy By Pass junction to
|KILO -21||NH-47, Thrissur
The nodal officer of the Highway Police is Asst. Commissioner of Police, Administration.  The meeting of Highway police is conducting every month in the presence of DPC Thrisssur City.
Kilo 17 and 21 has strength of 3SIs, 3 CPOs from AR Camp and also 3 Drivers. A total of six officers and 12 men including drivers. For the smooth and effective functioning Reflective Jackets, Torch, Beacon Lights etc are allotted to both KILOs.  Highway Jagratha Samithies are also constituted in the jurisdiction of both KILO 17 and KILO 21. Strict instructions are being given to the officers of high way patrols to ensure that no heinous offences are reported from their area of operation.