Student Police Cadet
The Student Police Cadets project is one of the most popular innovative Projects initiated by the Kerala Police. In Kollam Rural Police District, DySP District C- Branch is the District Nodal Officer of the Student Police Cadet Project. SPC project is implemented in 50 schools in Kollam Rural Police District. The goal of this project is to mould a responsible youth for a vigilant, peaceful and value-based society, for whom discipline and abiding by the law are a way of life. The project is a joint venture of the Kerala Police and Education Department in collaboration with the Departments of Health, Transport, Forest, Excise, Local Self Government, Fire & Rescue and Sports Council. Formally it is launched on August  2nd  2010.
The Student Police Cadets training programme comprises various modules meant to facilitate each cadet with learning inputs to acquire desired capabilities of future citizens through a regular two-year course of physical fitness training, parade training, indoor classes, workshops on law and citizenship, field visits to Government institutions and judicial offices of law enforcement, Mini projects and leadership camps. In each school, two trained teachers are acting as Community Police Officer (CPO) and Additional Community Police Officer (ACPO) respectively for facilitating SPC training. Two Drill Instructors (Police Personnel) are detailed from the nearby police station for supporting them in physical training and parade. The District Nodal Officer (a DySP nominated) and Assistant District Nodal Officer are monitoring the district level project activities as per the instructions of the State Nodal Officer. India Knowledge Hunt is a state-level Quiz Competition Programme which enables the SPC Cadets to update their knowledge.