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Policing Duty

The citizens have certain rights with reference to the duties of the Police as mentioned below is a step towards transparency and accountability in administration.

Prevention of Crime

  • Surveillance on criminals.
  • Monitoring of records.
  • Beat patrolling, Mobile and Foot patrolling, surprise checks (Naka Bandis), combing operations and raids
  • Manning check posts
  • Participative policing at Macro and Micro level through Committees (system of neighborhood watch).

System of Preventive action under the Criminal Procedure Code

Detection of Crime

  • Investigation and Prosecution of Offences

Maintenance of Public Order

  • Maintenance of law and order during festivals, elections, communal and social disturbances, natural calamities.
  • Maintenance of Internal Security: VVIP security and Counter Espionage.
  • Special Crime: White collar crime, check on drug abuse, extortion by gangsters, control over smuggling of arms, check on gang activities.
  • Traffic Management: Despite various constraints, Mysuru District Police is known all over for its scientific and efficient management of Road Safety.

Mysuru District is one of the few districts in INDIA that introduced the concept of involving children and road safety by training them through the Road Safety Awareness and Thereda program .

Other Duties

  • Enquiring into non-cognizable cases, accidental deaths, accidental fires, etc.
  • Enquiring about missing persons.
  • Registration of Foreign nationals and related enquiries.
  • Escorting the treasury, prisoners, juvenile offenders, run-away girls.
  • Verification of character, antecedents and records for issuance of passports, arms licenses and other licenses, for government employment, domestic servants wherever required, etc.
  • Implementation of various social legislations aimed at protecting the weaker sections of the society and monitoring their social status. Mysuru District Police tries to help the families from splitting, reforming drug addicts, removing social taboos, and interacts purposefully with the NGO’s with a view to improving the quality of life in the present day highly organized and individualistic society.
  • Mysuru District Police helps in restoring run-away children to their families, establishing destitute women into a decent way of life and counseling in social, family and personal discords.
  • It actively participates in restoring the aftermath of any social turmoil, including communal riots/natural calamities by participating in relief and rehabilitation of the victims by organizing collection of food, clothing, medicines, blood and even money.
  • Mysuru District Police has been in the vanguard of bringing about CRIME awareness.

 Office of the Superintendent of Police,
 Hyder Ali Road, Kittur Rani Chennamma Circle,
Jalapuri -570019

 Control Room : 100, 0821-2418612

 Email :

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