One of the objectives of NCRB is to provide training in IT and Finger Print Science for capacity building in Police Forces in the country. Training Branch of National Crime Records Bureau has been striving hard for achieving this objective.
Each year this branch conducts on an average 20 training programmes for Indian Police Officers. Duration of these courses vary from 3 Days to 1 week. Training on subjects Cyber Crime Investigation & Digital Forensics, CCTNS, TOT in Fingerprint Science, Advanced Fingerprint Science, Network & e-Security, Coloured Portrait Building System, Operators Course for Statistical Software Crime in India & ADSI, Operator Course for Prison Statistics India etc. is conducted. NCRB also conducts the courses on "Train the Trainer" for development of training resource persons in Police. Programmes conducted in NCRB are attended by officers of all ranks including senior officers from States / Union Territories as well as from Central Police Organizations/Central Armed Police Forces.
Besides training of Indian Police Officers, NCRB also conducts 6 courses for Foreign Police officers of 12 weeks(2 courses)’ and 8 Weeks(4 courses) under Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) and Special Commonwealth African Assistance Programme (SCAAP) of Ministry of External Affairs. Different programmes viz Cyber Crime & Network Security, Advanced Fingerprint Science, IT in Law Enforcement, Advanced Course on IT in Law Enforcement and Advanced Fingerprint Science and IT are conducted for these officers. Approximately 150 officers from 22 to 25 countries attend these programmes every year. As part of the programme these officers are taken on study tour to Jaipur and Agra to witness our magnificent culture and other aspects. They also interact with senior police officers, visit police stations to see actual functioning of Indian Police as well as to study various best practices. These study tours also provide an opportunity to these officers to see various facets to Indian culture and heritage.
Besides the above, NCRB also facilitates the visit of trainees from Indian as well as Foreign Officers who attend some special courses in different prestigious institutes like NICFS,CBI,TN Police and RPF etc.
In-house faculty is a right mix of technology and experience that provides right blend for imparting training. NCRB’s training resource persons has also been visiting institutions like National Police Academy, RPCTC’s, CBI, NICFS, SSB etc as well as to various States to conduct workshops and deliver lectures. NCRB also invites persons who specialize in various spheres of IT, cyber crime and forensics and finger print science to deliver lectures.
Four RCPTCs in Hyderabad, Gandhinagar, Lucknow and Kolkata conduct similar courses for lower functionaries of Indian Police. These courses at RPCTC’s are sponsored by NCRB in term of honorarium and study material to facilitate capacity building at regional levels.