District Crime Records Bureau
District Crime Records Bureau is headed by one Assistant Commissioner of Police who is also nodal officer of Crime Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS), Juvenile Justice, Anti Trafficking, Cases of Atrocities against SC/ST persons and Juvenile Police Unit.
Collection, Analysis and Dissemination of the crime data and rendering expert advice to Police Stations is the core function of the District Crime Records Bureau. DCRB has direct supervision on the functioning of the Finger Print Bureau, Official photographer and the Scientific Assistant and they visit the scenes of crime in important cases with the mobile laboratory vehicle and expert advice.
Now the Kochi Police have introduced a criminals gallery at DCRB Kochi with available photograph and finger prints of the following categories of criminals for the purpose of easy identification:
- Quotation team(hired Gundas)
- Accused in NDPS Act cases
- Drug addicts
- Known rowdies
- Accused in robbery/ dacoity cases
- Accused in vehicle theft cases
- Boat pirates etc.