Manoj Abraham

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Manoj Abraham

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Born (1971-06-03) June 3, 1971 (age 51)
Alma materCentral University Hyderabad, Osmania University
Police career
Country India
AllegianceIndian Police Service
DepartmentPolice Department
Service years27
RankAdditional Director General of Police

Manoj Abraham (born 3 June 1971)[1] is the current Additional Director General of Police, Thiruvananthapuram Range. He has the additional charge of ADGP, State Crime Records Bureau and Nodal Officer of Kerala Police CyberDome.[2][3]


Abraham joined the Indian Police Service as an officer in 1994, drawn on the Kerala Cadre. His first post was assistant superintendent of Police in the Adoor and Kasaragod sub-divisions. After being promoted in 1998, he was posted in Pathanamthitta district and Kollam district. He was subsequently transferred to Kannur for four years, and then to Kerala Police Headquarters as Assistant Inspector General of Police. He worked for seven years as the Commissioner of Police for Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram. Abraham also holds the position of Nodal Officer in the Kerala Police 'Cyber Dome'.[4][5][6][7][8] Currently he is serving as ADGP in Kerala.[3]

Awards and recognitions[edit]

Abraham has received awards for community policing initiatives and traffic reforms:

Year Category Institution or publication Result Notes Ref.
2009 Vocational Excellence Award Rotary International
2009 International Community Policing Award International Association of Chiefs of Police, USA Won [9]
2010 Significant Achievement Award Rotary International Won Notes [10]
2011 Man of the Decade Award People's Forum of Kochi Won For effective crime control and successful management of law and order in Kochi. [11]
2011 Police Medal for meritorious service. Law enforcement in India Won By the Indian President [12]
2020 Technology Leadership award Kerala Management Association Won By the Indian President [3]

Published works[edit]

  • In 2012, Abraham co-edited the book Global Community Policing - Problems and Prospects, published by CRC Press. ISBN 9781439884164