B. Sandhya (born 1963) is a female police officer in Kerala, India. Presently serving as Inspector General of Kerala Police. She is also a painter, writer and author.
She was born to Sri. S. Bharathadas and Smt. V.L. Karthyayani Amma at Palai, a town on the banks of Meenachil River in Kottayam District, Kerala. She joined the Indian Police Service, after passing the Indian Civil Services Examination in 1988. She served as Assistant Superintendent of Police, Shornur, Joint Superintendent of Police, Alathur, Superintendent of Police, CBCID, Kannur, District Superintendent of Police, Kollam and Thrissur, Asst. Inspector General of Police, Headquarters, Thiruvananthapuram and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Crime Investigation, Southern Range, Thiruvananthapuram.
She trained in Human Resources Management from Wollongong University, Australia in 1998. Has passed PGDBA from Pondichery University, Pondichery in 1999 and took a PhD from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani in 2005. The topic of research was Accessibility of Women to Criminal Justice System.
She also writes poems and short stories in contemporary Malayalam Magazines. Has published five books of literature and several research papers in Police Science. Edited Impressions, a Short History of Kerala Police, published by the Director General of Police, Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.