Jacob Punnoose IPS is the DGP (Director General of Police) of Kerala. He had his education in P C High School (Ranni), S C High School (Ranni) and Mar Ivanios College (Trivandrum). He was the City Police Commissioner of Trivandrum and Kozhikkode, Joint Excise Commissioner, Zonal IG of Trivandrum and Kozhikkode, Intelligence IG, Additional DGP (Training)and Intelligence DGP. He was the Vigilance Director. He was the chairman Kerala Police Act Review Committee. He was appointed DGP of law and order in Kerala on November 26, 2008. He is a member of 1975 IPS Batch. He belongs to the Kurudamannil family. His parents are K.C. Punnoose and Annamma.Prof. Rebecca Msc. Mphil. is his wife. The couple have two children: Punnoose Jacob and Thomas Jacob.
- ↑ "Kerala Police Women’s Cell: DGP Jacob Punnoose switches on the camera for a documentary film on atrocities against women and children, Vanchiyoor police station, 9.30 am". keralaevents.com. http://www.keralaevents.com/KeralaEventsDetail-27/KERALA+POLICE+WOMENS+CELL+DGP+JACOB+PUNNOOSE+SWITCHES+ON+THE+CAMERA+FOR+A+DOCUMENTARY+FILM+ON+ATROCITIES+AGAINST+WOMEN+AND+CHILDREN+VANCHIYOOR+POLICE+STATION+930+AM.html?event_type=L&id=3652&linkid=27.
- ↑ Malayala Manorama, November 27, 2008
- ↑ Ministerial Chart 8_7_08. keravigilance.org. http://www.keralavigilance.org/pdfs/ministerialchart8_7_08.pdf.
- ↑ Police Act 2008. keralapolice.org. http://www.keralapolice.org/newsite/pdfs/police_act2008.pdf.
- ↑ www.kurudamannil.co.uk