The Beginning:

The Cyber Crime Cell was started at Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Headquarters, Bangalore to deal with Cyber Crimes, vide Govt. Notification No.HD 173 POP 99 dt.15-10-1999, with one Deputy Superintendent of Police and four Police Inspectors along with supporting staff.

The Cyber Crime Cell was declared as Cyber Crime Police Station vide Govt. Notification No.HD 173 POP 99, dated 13th September 2001. It was duly notified in the Karnataka Official Gazette, vide Part IV-A No.1840, on 22nd October 2001 and from then it started functioning.

Jurisdiction:

The whole state of Karnataka

Working of Cyber Crime Police Station:

The Cyber Crime Police Station has a strength of four Deputy Superintendents of Police and four Police Inspectors assisted by supporting staff.

There is a legal adviser of the rank of Deputy Director of Prosecution assisting the Police Officers on legal issues. Depending upon legal and technical requirement, assistance from outside experts is also taken.

Functioning of Cyber Crime Police Station is supervised by Superintendent of Police, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Economic Offences) CID, Inspector General of Police (Economic Offences) CID under the overall supervision and guidance of Director General of Police, Criminal Investigation Department, Training, Special units and Economic Offences, Bangalore.