Kasaragod, the northernmost district of Kerala, is endowed with rich natural resources and is noted for its majestic forts, ravishing rivers, hills, green valleys and beautiful beaches. The rich and varied cultural heritage of the district is portrayed through spectacular presentations of Theyyam, Yakshagana, Poorakkali, Kolkali and Mappilappattu. Seven languages are prevalent in Kasaragod. Malayalam is the administrative language. Other languages are Kannada, Tulu, Konkani, Marati, Urdu and Beary.
Kasaragod Police, like other District police forces in Kerala, is headed by an officer of the rank of Superintendent of Police (District Police Chief ). The District Police has 3 Sub Divisions, Viz. Kasaragod, Bekal and Kanhangad each headed by a Deputy Superintendent of Police and 16 Police Stations headed by a Inspector of police. In addition to this, various special units like Special Branch, DCRB, Narcotic Cell and Crime Dettachment headed by a Deputy Superintendent of Police are also functioning under the Superintendent of Police. A Vanitha Cell under a WCI is also functioning under the Supervision of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Crime Detachment. The District Armed Reserve Camp headed by Assistant Commandant is functioning with its headquarters near District Police Office.