Message from ADGP CID West Bengal


It's my pleasure to welcome you to the official website of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) West Bengal.

It is an honour to serve as the Chief of CID WB which is one of the oldest police departments in India having established in the year 1906 after the partition of Bengal. We, at CID West Bengal are committed to our motto of Fight Crime and Win and we have an illustrious history. Time and again we have proved that CID West Bengal is one of the most competent and efficient police departments in India.

CID West Bengal has many specialized units and investigating teams at its head quarters in Kolkata. CID West Bengal has one Cyber Police Station also functioning from its head quarters. CID West Bengal is ably supported by 22 detective department field units stationed at every district head quarters/important cities throughout the State of West Bengal. CID West Bengal has the pride of having the oldest finger print bureau in the world. This finger prints bureau at CID West Bengal has completed 125 years of glorious service to our nation in 2022. in this ever evolving era of technological advancement, crimes associated with cyber space and network using the technology by unanimous criminals become very challenging for any police force. At CID West Bengal we are fully equipped to face up this challenge with many specialized units under our fold.

We operate the citizen centric service of toll free cyber crime help line number 1930 for the state of West Bengal. In the event of any cyber crime involving deduction of money from the accounts of victims, this help line aims to provide immediate protection to block the movement of money/bank account through money trail and activate intervention of respective law enforcement agency. I would urge everyone to share this number to friends and families so that it could be of some help to someone in the hours of need.

I take this opportunity to thank you for visiting our website and I assure you of our sincere efforts to serve you better. We also look forward to your whole hearted cooperation in fighting crime together and winning.

We would be happy to welcome your suggestions and feedback, if any.

With regards,

(Dr. R.Rajasekaran, IPS)
Additional Director General of Police,
Criminal investigation Department-West Bengal