Chandigarh launches online criminal tracking system

All police stations, sub-divisions and police headquarters will be inter-connected under CCTNS

PTI | January 28, 2013



Chandigarh police has rolled out an online crime tracking mechanism that will help in increasing efficiency of the law-enforcement agency through the use of information technology.

The Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), which is part of the National E-Governance Plan, will help keeping a track of the anti-social elements by maintaining their crime records, besides monitoring status of the complaints filed, an official release said.

Under the project, all police stations, sub-divisions and police headquarters will be inter-connected and the FIRs can be accessed by all of them, the release said.

The project, launched at the Sector-19 police station and the office of DSP (East), is currently at the initial stage and will be launched in other police stations across the Chandigarh this year, said the release.

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