City's Old Commissioner Building Now Home to State-of-the-art CB-CID Office

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday inaugurated new buildings for the Police and Fire and Rescue Services Departments including the new office for the CB-CID at Egmore, which she visited.

Published: 12th June 2014 10:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th June 2014 10:56 AM   |  A+A-

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CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday inaugurated new buildings for the Police and Fire and Rescue Services Departments including the new office for the CB-CID at Egmore, which she visited.

The new building for CB-CID, constructed at a cost of `10.17 crore  is located in the old commissioner office campus, in an area of 50,577 sq feet. “The CB-CID office will be fully functional from Thursday,” said Karan Singha, ADGP, CB-CID, TamilNadu.

The building has five floors including a CB-CID interrogation cell, library, computer room, record room, anti-trafficking cell, a high-end work station for cloning, imaging, and analyzing hard disks; Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED) equipment for acquiring digital evidence from mobile phones, Personal Digital Assistants and smartphones; Write Blocker, a device for acquiring digital evidence without damaging the data on hard disks; ENCASE disk forensics and imaging software for acquiring digital evidence from all types of computer hard disks and Paraben Device Seizure, equipment for acquiring digital evidences from mobile phones.

The Ground Floor houses offices of Greater Chennai Division I and II, Integrated Crime Branch I and II, Counterfeit currency wing, Police research Centre, Headquarters Division and Control Room.

The First Floor houses offices of the Additional DGP, IG and DIG, SP and audio visual technical cell while the second floor covers the offices of ministerial staff concerning accounts and administration, record room, library, anti-vic e squad and so on. The  third and fourth floors will house offices of top officials of SIT and Government Railway police.

The buildings have been constructed at a cost of `113.31 crore and located across the State. Of these, the Chief Minister visited as many as 873 residential quarters for the police personnel, constructed at Nagercoil  constructed at a cost of `65.59 crore, new buildings for 34 police stations, two all-women police stations at Srivaikuntam in Tuticorin and Vellur in Namakkal district were among those inaugurated by the Chief Minister through the video-conferencing facility at the Secretariat.

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