Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum is located in Kerala
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum
Location of the Museum in Kerala, India
Established 2000 (2000)
Location Kollam, India
Coordinates 8°53′04″N 76°35′38″E / 8.8845°N 76.5938°E / 8.8845; 76.5938Coordinates: 8°53′04″N 76°35′38″E / 8.8845°N 76.5938°E / 8.8845; 76.5938
Type Police museum
Public transit access Kollam KSRTC Bus interchange - 1.5 km,
Kollam Junction Mainline rail interchange - 50 mtr
Website Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum, Kollam

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum is a museum that traces the history and growth of the police force in India. It is located just opposite the Kollam Junction Railway Station in Kollam, India. The museum is dedicated to barrister and statesman, Vallabhbhai Patel.

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The museum was opened in 2000;[1] in addition to arms and ammunition of the 18th and 19th centuries, including bullets, guns, machines, and a diversity of other weapons, the museum houses information charts on DNA tests, human bones, fingerprints, snapshots of police dogs and a variety of medals awarded to policemen of different ranks.[2] A concrete statue of Vallabhbhai Patel, weighing 1.1 tons and sculpted by Police Constable Mr. Santosh, was unveiled in January 2005.

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