District Crime Records Bureau
DCRB is started w.e.f. 01.10.1989 vide Govt. Order No. 69/89 date. 08.05.1989 and Order No. SA-1860/86-09/1989 of DGP Kerala. District Crime Records Bureau is headed by one Deputy Superintendent of Police who is also nodal officer of Crime Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS), Juvenile Justice, Anti Human Trafficking, Cases of Atrocities against SC/ST persons and Juvenile Police Unit.
Collection, Analysis and Dissemination of the crime data and rendering expert advice to Police Stations are the core functions of the District Crime Records Bureau. DCRB having direct supervision on the functioning of the Finger Print Bureau, Official photographer and the Scientific Assistant and they visit the scene of crime in important cases with the mobile laboratory vehicle and expert advice.