District Crime Records Bureau

Kannur District was formed on 01-01-1957 and the DIB has functioned since 21-01-1957. At the time of opening DIB the strength was '1'- SI and '3' HC's. In 1970 the name DIB changed as DCIB and the strength enhanced to one SI and 5 HC's. During the formation of NCRB and SCRB the name of this unit is changed as DCRB as per GO(MS) 69/89 dated 08-05-1989 and revised strength as one Dy. SP, 2 SI's, 5HC's and 4 PC's. The single Digit Finger Print Bureau, Photographic Bureau, Scintific Assistant, Dog squad and Police Computer Cell are attached to DCRB.

The Crime Stoper call Telephone number 1090 was also functioning in DCRB. Now Sri. V.N Viswanathan, Dy.SP Narcotic Cell is holding the charge of Dy.SP, DCRB.