Crime Investigation Department (India)
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The Crime Investigation Department was created by the British government in India based on the recommendations of Police commission in 1902. The CID was bifurcated into Special Branch CID and Crime Branch CID (CBCID) in 1929.
Branches of CID
The CID has several branches and it may vary from state to state. Some of them are
- Crime Branch CID (CB-CID)
- Anti-Human Trafficking & Missing Persons Cell
- Anti-Narcotics Cell
- Finger Print Bureau
Crime Branch CID
Crime Branch CID (CB-CID) is a special wing in the CID headed by Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) and assisted by Inspector General of Police (Crime). It investigates serious crimes like communal riot cases, forgery and counterfeiting cases, and cases entrusted to CB-CID by the state government or the High Court.
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