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MAHARASHTRA STATE

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CID Establishment is headed by an Addl. Director General of Police rank officer.

Supervision over Crime Investigation - Spl. Inspector General of Police (Crime East) (Vidarbh and Marathwada region - Nagpur, Wardha, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Amrawati, Akola, Buldhana, Yevatmal, Aurangabad, Beed, Jalna, Osmanabad, Parbhani, Latur, Washim, Nanded)

Supervision over Crime Investigation - Spl. Inspector General of Police (Crime West) (West and Konkan region Kolhapur, Solapur, Satara, Sangali, Pune, Ahmednagar, Dhule, Nashik, Nandurbar, Jalgaon, Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurga)

Spl. Inspector Generals of Police SCRB looks after State Crime Record Bureau and all technical branches and bureaus of CID. 

Spl. Inspector Generals of Police, PAW looks after Prevention of atrocities against women and child related Crimes.

Dy. IGP, EOW looks after the work of investigation related to Economical Offences under CID.

Dy. IGP, Admn. looks after the work of administration task related to establishment of CID.

All regional Supdt. of Police of CID supervise  the investigation work of crime at regions.

DySP or PI is the in charge for investigation for every Dist. Unit of CID.

:: Administration, C.I.D. , M.S, Pune :

The Ministerial Staff meant for various branches of the C.I.D., works under direct supervision of the officers incharge of the branches. The Additional Supdt. of Police (HQ) and Office Supdt. supervise the working of the administrative and the accounts branch under the guidance of D.I.G(Admin).

:: Law & Research, C.I.D., M.S , Pune ::

S.P.(L&R) supervises Anti Dacoity and Robbery Cell, Criminal Intelligence Wing, Statistics and Analysis Branch, Forged Currency Notes Branch, Modus Operandi Bureau, Narcotics Cell and Library. Data on Crime and Criminals is compiled by these branches for the purpose of analysis and research of professional value.

ADR Cell liases with anti dacoity squads at unit level and prepares analytical weekly report. Statistical Branch compiles Crime and Criminal statistics from the State. MOB maintains information of the various criminals. Special Crime/Narcotic Cell maintains the information about Terrorist Crime, Naxalite Crimes, crimes related NDPS, crimes related to firearms and explosives. Gazette Section deals with correspondence related to material for publication in the gazette. A library is maintained in the C.I.D. headquarters.

:: Computer Section ::

The general control of the Computer Section is vested with Addl. Director General of Police, CID, MS, Pune, who is assisted by Spl. Inspector General of Police, SCRB, Supdt. of Police (Law & Research). DySsP are deputed at Ranges & Commissionerates, who supervise working of computerization projects in respective Ranges & Commissionerates of Maharashtra.

:: Crime & Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) ::
Objectives:-

Sharing crime and criminal information across states and across the country.
Sharing intelligence across the states, across the country.
Enhancing tools for investigation, crime prevention, law & order maintenance, traffic management, etc.
Improving service delivery to the public/ citizen/ stakeholders.
Enabling easier and faster analysis of data.
Increasing operational efficiency.

The National level e-governance plan (NeGP) Mission mode Computerization Project CCTNS being rolled out shortly is managed & controlled by CID and Spl. IGP, SCRB is the State Nodal Officer for this. This will cover all the Police Stations in the States and also the higher offices (SDPOs/ACPs to State Chief) up to State Hqtrs. All these locations will be networked by providing appropriate high-speed connectivity like VPNoBB for data transfer to State Data Centre Mumbai and sharing of information amongst various Police offices.

M/s Price Waterhouse Coopers Pvt. Ltd. is appointed as State Project Management Consultant and Monitoring Unit for CCTNS Project in Maharashtra. M/s Wipro is appointed as System Integrator and BSNL is the Network Service Provider under this Project. The Project Components are 1) Software (Centre CAS & State CAS) 2) Hardware 3) Network Connectivity 4)Data Digitization & Migration 5) Integration with existing Applications 6) Capacity Building & Change Management 7) External Interfaces (Passport, Transport, Courts, Jails).

A District Computer Training Centre (DCTC) has been established in all units of Maharashtra State for imparting training to police officers and policemen on basic computer awareness modules as per the syllabus of NCRB, New Delhi. In all, 66 DCTCs are established where training is being imparted to the officers & men on regular basis.

:: FINGER PRINT BUREAU (FPB) IN MAHARASHTRA ::

At present finger print bureau (FPB) is situated in Pune under administration of CID. There are 4 Finger Print Regional Bureaus at Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur and Aurangabad.

In Maharashtra, Finger Print Bureau was established in 1899 at Mumbai under the control of Inspector General of Police, Bombay Presidency. At present main finger print bureau is situated in Pune under administration of Criminal Investigation Department of M.S., Pune. There are 3 regional Bureaus at Mumbai, Nagpur and Aurangabad, which are engaged in recording and searching finger impression slips of arrestee and retrieval of chance prints found at scenes of crime.

Finger Print Bureau is going to acquire AFIS (Automated Finger Print Identification System) which will have palm print capabilities and scalability and extensibility to include Iris and facial image recognition applications. It is proposed to have one computer with live scanner and printer at each police station for collection of finger print and palm prints.

WORK OF THE FINGER PRINT BUREAU :-

Recording finger-print slips of :-
A.Convicts
B.Arrestee.

Searching of fingerprint slips, referred to it to ascertain antecedents.

Comparisons and opinion on finger-impressions on documents in civil and criminal cases received from courts and other agencies.

Comparison of latent prints and giving opinions, when required.

Record & intimation of Externment /absconder’s reports;

Evidence in court.

Elimination work.

Training.

:: Handwriting Section ::

Chief State Examiner of Documents & Photographic Bureau (CSED) is situated in Pune under administration of CID. There are 4 regional Bureaus at Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur and Aurangabad to undertake verification work of documents involved in crime cases.


Organization :-

The Handwriting and Photographic Bureau renders expert advice to Police agencies, Courts and State Govt. Departments through examination of handwriting, signatures and other related problems of disputed documents.

The first bureau for expert examination of handwriting was opened in the State C.I.D.. of Pune in the erstwhile Bombay State vide GR HD No. 606/4 dt. 31/3/1939. The bureaux at Mumbai and Nagpur were created vide GR HD No. CID/2256/63738-V dt. 16/04/1958. The bureau at Aurangabad was created vide GRHD No. FPB/2413/I-VIII-P, dated 19/04/1976.

A photographic unit was also attached to these bureaux in the year 1948, which was expanded vide GRs of the year 1958 and 1976 giving rise to four units at Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur and Aurangabad.

Mumbai unit attends the work of Handwriting cases of Brihan Mumbai, Nagpur unit attends cases of Vidharbha region. Aurangabad unit attends cases of Marathwada region. The Handwriting section of Pune attends cases from the remaining parts of the State.


Nature of Work :-


The Examiners of Documents are required to examine Questioned Documents in connection with Identification of Handwriting and Detection of Forgeries, etc.

The most common disputed documents are indicated above and they may be in the form of drafts, orders, contracts, agreements, assignments, wills, deeds and the like. Tickets of different kind, rare stamps, valuable manuscripts, certificates, letters of introduction or recommendation, degrees and diplomas, court papers, autographs, letters from or signed by famous personalities etc.

Examination of Questioned Documents :-

Questioned documents are examined carefully in original by the examiner of documents with the help of magnifying apparatus and different types of modern electronic devices. Expert opinion based on such examination is furnished to the Officers or agencies referring cases to the state C.I.D.

Evidence of Examiner of Documents :-
Examiner of Documents gives evidence in the Court whenever called upon to do so in order to prove their findings on Questioned documents.

:: Photographic Section ::

Organization :-
The photographic section of the Handwriting and Photographic Bureau renders assistance to the Police by taking photographs of Questioned Documents examined by the Examiner of Documents and detection of Finger Prints.

Charge:-
The photographic section works under the local Heads of the units of Handwriting and photographic Bureau.

Scope of Work:-
The section undertakes work of the following types :-
Documents photography in cases dealt with in the Handwriting sections.
Photographing finger prints including chance prints.
Photographing M.O.B. type criminals, externees etc.
Identity cards of officers.
Visits to serious, sensational and important cases

Functions:-
The staff of the photographic sections, whenever required, go out to take photographs of scene of crime and of chance prints etc. They also attend courts and give expert evidence.

M.O.B. Photographic Centres :-
The M.O.B. Photographic centres at Pune, Thane, Aurangabad and Nagpur work under the supervision of the Chief State Examiner of Documents. He inspects the centres once a year.

:: Dog training center, CID, M.S.Pune ::

The dog training center is situated at Shivajinagar Police Head Quarters, Pune. It is existence since 1965 as part of State, CID, M.S., Pune. Regular and refresher dog training courses are organized by Chief Dog Master under supervision of Addl. Supdt. of Police. There are four dog trainers of the rank of H.C. and attendants working under the Chief Dog Master. There are 92 Dog units at District places and Commissionerates in the State.

Each Dog Unit is headed by an officer of the rank of PSI. The initial training period of six months. However, this duration largely depend on the ability of Dog. Generally the training consist of the following phases-
Initial Training Course.
Obedience Training.
Detection of Explosive and Narcotics.
Tracking.
Refresher Training

After successful completion of training, the dogs are sent back to their respective units. Officers from the training center, visit various units periodically for inspection and examination of the fitness of the dogs on duty.

:: Right to Information Branch ::

As per the directive of the government 17 point information under RTI 2005 chapter wise section 4(1)(B) is made available on this website.

In every branch and wings of CID, the Addl. SP rank officer is the first information officer and concern SP is the Appellate Officer, DIG, ADMIN is the overall in charge appellate for CID.

Senior Officers are drawn from State IPS cadre and all other officers are drawn from State Police Organization. Only Finger Print Bureau, Hand Writing Experts and Photographic bureau officers and men are the permanent cadre staff in CID. Constabulary cadre is taken from other police units.

The annual publications of the State of Maharashtra viz. ‘Crime in Maharashtra is providing relevant and useful data and detailed statistical information on crime of the year in the State. This publication is also available on this Website.

 
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