New Delhi, December 16: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the new building of the Central Detective Training School (CDTS) in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, today. This aims to provide service training to investigation officers by inducting the knowledge of advanced techniques and best practices in the field of investigation.
The CDTS Ghaziabad was established in June 2016 and is a training school under the aegis of the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR and D), Ministry of Home Affairs.
It has a mandate to provide in-service training to police investigation officers in the rank of sub inspector to deputy superintendent of police by imparting the latest knowledge of scientific techniques and best practices in investigation.
Police officers from Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and various other central police organizations are trained at the CDTS Ghaziabad. Since inception, the various CDTS branches have conducted 146 courses and trained more than 9,000 police officers.
These trainings were conducted in the areas like ‘investigation of cyber crimes’, ‘interrogation techniques’, ‘investigation of organized crime’, ‘handing of terrorist financing and FICN’, ‘mobile forensics’, ‘investigation of economic offences’, ‘investigation of crimes against women’, ‘investigation of NDPS cases’, ‘crime scene investigation’, ‘collection and preservation of digital evidence’, and such courses which are relevant to enhance the investigative skills of police officers to meet new challenges of crime investigation.
The new building of the Central Detective Training School Ghaziabad has been completed at a cost of Rs.65.14 crore.
The work commenced in December 2013 and construction was completed in 30 months (June 2016). The CDTS is built on 8.37 acres and consists of one administrative block, training block, hostel building, guest house, and hostel for women, an auditorium, badminton court, gymnasium and residential quarters.
The National Building Construction Corporation [NBCC] has constructed this state-of-the-art training institute. Rajnath Singh will also give away trophies and medals to the best police training institutions and police trainers.