National Crime Records Bureau

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National Crime Records Bureau
Agency overview
Formed 11 March 1986; 30 years ago (1986-03-11)
Jurisdiction Government of India
Headquarters East Block-7, R K Puram, New Delhi
Motto Empowering Indian Police with Information Technology
Agency executive
Parent department Ministry of Home Affairs
Key document

The National Crime Records Bureau, abbreviated to NCRB, is an Indian government agency responsible for collecting and analysing crime data as defined by the Indian Penal Code (IPC). NCRB is headquartered in New Delhi and is part of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India. The current Director of NCRB is A.R.K. Kinni who replaced Archana Ramasundaram in February 2016.[1]

Fingerprint centre[edit]

NCRB has been having its own fingerprint centre for a long time. This is used for forensic science and criminal testing & record purpose. Lab uses manual technique to identify fingerprints. In the guidance of Director General Shri Shafi Alam.

Sketch software[edit]

NCRB has its own developed software to prepare suspected human sketch for identification. With the help of inputs from eyewitness operator prepares a sketch almost close to the description of eyewitness.

Police officer training centre[edit]

NCRB has its own training centre for providing training to Police officer. Periodically centre provides many training to IPS and other officers from all over India and Law Enforcement Officers from foreign countries also.

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  1. ^ a b "Archana Breaks Another Glass Ceiling, Becomes First Woman to Head the SSB". New Indian Express. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 

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