Crime Branch
Excellence in Crime Prevention, detection and investigation.
DCP (Detection)- Overall incharge of the Detection Crime Branch. Monitoring the investigation of serious crime and formulate new strategies for combating organized crime.
DCP (Preventive) - Overall incharge of the preventive branch
  • Scrutinize the MPDA proposals, prepare detention orders and obtain CP's approval and send them back to the Police station for investigation
  • Submit report to Govt. for getting approval of detention orders.
  • Production of person detained before Advisory committee and to prepare affidavits.
  • Exemption of COFEPOSA orders by the state and central government.
DCP, Enforcement is an overall in-charge of Social Service Branch, Cyber Crime Cell , JAPU & JAPU(Escort).
DCP, Crime Against Women is an overall in-charge of C.A.W. units.
  • Jt.C.P (EOW) - Overall in-charge and supervising officer of the Economic Offences Wings which investigate complicated white collar crime viz; general, cheating, frauds in banking and medical fields, job racketing, shares and bogus stamp cases. Responsible for organizing various training programs and new strategies for enhancing the efficiency of the economic offence wing.
  • Office Administration
  • Recruitment
  • Promotions
  • Health
  • Retirement Management
  • Accommodation
  • Computerization
  • Arms, Ammunition And Accouterments
  • Training
  • Provisioning
  • Modernization
Local Armed (LA) Police units are located at the following places
  • LA-I/RCP : Naigaon, Mumbai-14
  • LA-II : Tardeo/Worli, Mumbai-18
  • LA-III : Worli Police Camp, Mumbai-25
  • LA-IV : Marol Police Camp, Mumbai-59
Mumbai City Police, under the supervision of Addl. C.P. (AP), has four LA divisions headed by 4 DCPs designated as : DCP LA-I, DCP LA-II, DCP LA-III DCP LA-IV

DCP offices are located at their respective HQs except LA-II whose office is located at Tardeo.
  • Probationary officers’ training : one month
  • Refresher courses : fortnight for unarmed men
  • Revolver course : one week for fresh officers & men
  • 3 days revision course : for officers and men
  • All weapons training including : 15th days automatic and semi automatic weapons
  • Police Constable recruitment training: includes P.T. Drill, Squad Drill
  • Weapon drill and lathi drill
  • Use of gas shells/grenades training: for armed men
  • Riot Control Police ( RCP ) has been formed to counter sudden riotous situation, by a team of specially trained Police officers and men. This specialized force would be capable of handling and dealing with a riotous situation in an expert way, which is an asset to the Mumbai Police
  • RCP is consisting of young, tough and trained officers and men capable of working in adverse situations. They have been trained in mob dispersal tactics and provided with suitable equipments for their operations. They have also been trained in First-Aid
  • In order to provide a suitable counter - action to any insurgency, one platoon from each company of RCP is imparted training in Anti-insurgency tactics and they have been developed as "Quick Reaction Teams" (QRT)
  • Training in Fire-fighting and Rescue operation. The three RCP companies are named as "Alfa", " Bravo" and "Charlie"
  • Two companies during day and one in the night are always available at Naigaom Police Headquarters
  • They have done commendable bandobasts duties during 9 / 11th Sept., World Trade Center attack and during important festival bandobasts in Mumbai city
  • Incharge of all Police hospital and mobile hospital. Providing medi-care facilities to the ailing policemen.
  • Responsible for providing and maintaining the wireless communication grid of the Mumbai archive round the clock.
DCP - H-Q-1
  • Monitoring the performance of Hotel, Theatre, Arms and Ammunition Branches and functioning of Desks.
  • Monitoring the Citizens Facilitation center and info line DCP - CH-Q-2
DCP - H-Q-2
  • Transferring, recruitment and solving the grievances of all Policemen.
  • Monitoring the various Welfare activities of Police
  • In charge of entire vehicular fleet of Mumbai Police responsible for keeping all vehicles in roadworthy conditions.
  • Providing the pilot, escort and other vehicles during the visit of VIP's in Mumbai.
  • Protection of vulnerable persons
  • Security of vital installations
  • Persons protected -
    1. "Z" Plus Category
    2. "Z" Category
    3. "Y" Category
    4. "X" Category
    5. "D.F." Category
    6. "X 1/2" Category
  • Collection and collation of intelligence.
  • Sub-branches in all Regions and Zones.
  • DCP (Operation) - Organizing manpower and deploying them during various functions - Visits of VIP's as well as monitoring the Main Control Room, publishing various prohibitory orders tasks under Mumbai Police Acts for keeping Law and order under control.
  • DCP (SB-II) - Overall supervision of airports, seaports, FRRO's officers and men. Speedy clearance of passport applications.
It has three branches viz., the Anti Trafficking Cell, the Social Counseling Cell, Copy Right Violation and the Anti-Gambling Cell
  • Anti-Trafficking Cell This branch initiates action under the PITA Act on organized prostitution rackets carried out in hotels, guest houses and beauty parlors.

  • Social Counseling Cell This branch deals with problems amongst the married couples by counseling them. Specially domestic violence matters.

  • Copy Right Violation & Anti Gambling Cell. This branch initiates action under the PITA Act on organized prostitution rackets carried out in hotels, guest houses and beauty parlors.

This branch deals with the investigation of website hacking, cyber stalking, cyber pornography, e-mail, credit card crime, software piracy, on-line fraud and internet crime
This branch deals with violation of the orders that are issued by the Central and State Government in connection with essential commodities. They initiate action and investigate cases that involve the following:
This unit takes charge of the unattended juvenile boys and girls u/s.32 (a), Juvenile Justice Act 2000 and sends them to the Juvenile observations homes-at Dongri, Mumbai.

Juveniles are subsequently sent back to their respective homes as per the orders of chairman, Juvenile Welfare Board, Dongri for rehabilitation.
This unit assists sales tax department offices in conducting raids. They also make enquiries in connection with complaints about sales tax offenders.
Mumbai Cyber Lab is a unique initiative of Police-Public collaboration for training of police officers of Mumbai police in investigation of cyber crime. Conceived during the year 2004, Mumbai Cyber Lab was made operational on 8th March 2004. It imparts basic training to the officers posted at different Police Stations and has trained 842 officers till date. Objectives of Mumbai Cyber Lab - To impart basic training in cyber crime investigation to the officers of Mumbai Police...

Functioning: - Mumbai Cyber Lab is jointly operated by Mumbai Police and NASSCOM. It has one server and nine state of art computers. One officer from Cyber Crime Cell along with one computer trained constable has been attached to the Lab. NASSCOM pays for a Project Manager, who is the over all in-charge of the lab. Training is imparted by cyber cell officers and volunteers selected by NASSCOM /students from Bombay University.

Training content:- A programme is taken out in advance seeking nominations for officers. Accordingly police stations nominate officers and ten are trained every week. Special courses are run on demand. Thane, New Mumbai Commissionarates, Anti-Corruption Bureau Mumbai also avails of the facility .Besides basic training in hardware and software, following topics are covered in details;
  • Collection of digital evidence
  • Tracing an IP address
  • Types of cyber crime
  • I.T. Act
  • Registration of an FIR/search and seizure procedure
  • Server laws and how to read them.
  • Mobile Forensic
  • Viruses/Trojans/worms
The trainees are also provided with case studies. Emphasis is on practical and hands-on learning.

Duration of the training :- The basic training consists of six days followed by an ‘on line’ test.

Feed back : - The six days training programme on cyber crime investigation is followed by an interactive feed back sessions. It is heartening to note that nearly 100% participants have found the training to be very useful.
Recent decisions :-
  • It has been decided to give specialized training in investigation of cyber crime to a few selected officers for developing a pool of core competence at Zonal and Regional levels.

  • It has also been decided to keep a separate slot for a special course for the officers of Cyber Cell to enhance their skill. It has been noted that officers of Cyber Cell/MCL are so busy in day to day work that their own knowledge is slowly getting out dated. Therefore, the need for their specialized training

  • To conduct a week long workshop on ethical hacking to understand the mind of a hacker and to keep pace with recent trends.
Mumbai Cyber Lab has completed two years and has been working as an extension of Cyber Cell. It has been noted that while registration of criminal cases is very low, the officers are mainly kept busy in enquiries involving misuse of internet. Mumbai Police along with NASSCOM celebrates Cyber Safety Week every year. This is another avenue for interaction amongst Police officers and I.T. companies with special reference to cyber security. Mumbai Cyber Lab and the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell actively participate during the week long celebrations in imparting knowledge on cyber security to students in school, colleges, to parents, industrialists, bankers, as well as police officials. The excellent quality of work of Mumbai Cyber Lab in imparting training to Police officers and creating awareness on cyber security has indeed made it an excellent example of public – private joint venture. 
  • In charge of entire vehicular fleet of Mumbai Police. Responsible for keeping all vehicles in roadworthy conditions.
  • Providing the pilot, escort and other vehicles during the visit of VIPs in Mumbai.

Jt. Commissioner of Police,
(Crime), Brihan Mumbai
This branch initiates action against persons who deal in illegal sale and possession of Heroin, Hashish, M.Tabs, Methoquoline, Opium, Ganja, Cocaine, Consumption, Charas, Acetic acid , LSD STR/ ECA, Bhang, Morphine, Prezapam Chemicals, Buprenorphine (Inj.) under NDPS Act.
Mumbai's concern regarding traffic control dates back to 1924 when the traffic department was created by the administration. This traffic police branch was carved out of the mounted police force and comprised of 1 Police Inspector, 3 Sergeants (Sub-Inspectors), 1 Jamadar (Asst. Sub-Inspector), and 154 constables and head constables, with a complement of 1 jeep and 3 motor cycles, and an annual budget of Rs. 22,524-4 annas-4paise.
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It was smooth sailing till the early 1960's (with suitable additions to the branch from time to time). The 1960's, however demanded special attention and the post of Deputy Commissioner of Police, in charge of the traffic department was created. As problems multiplied, there was an increasing need to curb them. The Traffic Control Branch has now grown to a strength of over 2,000. The modest beginnings of 1924 have given way to the technological brilliance of electronic cells, computers and wireless systems. The average annual budget is to the tune of Rs. 75 million.
DRIVING LICENSE: An appropriate driving License is a legal requirement for operating any motor vehicle. A driver's license which is issued by the competent authority of any State/Union territory is valid throughout the Indian Union.
a) Motor cycles of special category  16 years a) A motorcycle of engine capacity not more than 50cc falls in this category. The application must be signed by a parent or guardian.
b) Private cars and motorcycles 18 years b) All light motor vehicles not used for carrying passengers/goods for hire are covered in this category.
c) Transport vehicles 20 years c) All buses, lorries, auto rickshaws, etc. fall in this category.
Any person who wishes to drive a motor vehicle has to first obtain a learner's license for the purpose of learning. The person must then be tested before a permanent license is granted. A person should not be less than 20 years of age if he wants to learn to drive a transport vehicle.
Proof of age Documents accepted for proof of age are Birth/School Leaving Certificate, Passport, etc.
Proof of residence This can be supported by documents like the passport, ration card, electoral roll , electricity or telephone bill, etc.
Medical Certificate It is required only in case of transport vehicles and can be obtained from any registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form.
Photograph 3 copies of passport size.
Fee A fee of Rs. 15 should be paid.
A learner's license is valid only for a period of six months. If the driving test for a permanent license is not passed during this period, a fresh learner's license needs to be obtained .
A person who holds a learner's license is permitted to drive only if he is accompanied by a duly licensed driver who is sitting in a position from where he can control the vehicle and bring it to a stop if required. The vehicle must display 'L' painted signs, both in the front and the rear end of the vehicle.
A person holding a learner's license for a motorcycle is not permitted to carry any pillion-rider except the person who is required to be present for imparting instructions and ensuring safety (as mentioned above). 
A Permanent license of the appropriate class will be granted after the successful completion of a driving test conducted by the RTO. The test for the issue of the Permanent license is conducted after a minimum of 30 days from the date of issue of the learner's license. In case of failure, a retest can be requested but not before a period of 7 days.
Transport vehicles: 3 years
All other vehicles: 5 years, or up to the age of 50 years, whichever is more .
After the age of 50, the license will be renewed for a period of 5 years at a time.
Photograph: 3 copies passport size
Fee: Rs. 15 for driving test Rs. 20 for license
The application for renewal must be accompanied by :   
  • The driving license
  • Medical Certificate in case of transport vehicle
  • 3 copies of photograph
  • Renewal fee of Rs. 15
  1. An Expired license is valid for 30 days and can be renewed during this grace period without a penalty.
  2. A license expired by more than 30 days can be renewed on payment of a penalty, provided the application is made within a period of five years from the date of expiry. The penalty is charged at Rs. 10/- per year or a part thereof.
  3. The License can be renewed through any RTO in the country, irrespective of the place of its issue. If a driver changes his residence, the new address should be incorporated in the license.
If the original is defaced or lost, a duplicate license can be issued on the production of:
  • The License number
  • 3 copies of photograph
  • Fee of Rs. 20 (for laminated license the fee will be higher as prescribed by the RTO).
  1. The application for duplicate license must be made to the same RTO that has issued the original license.
  2. In case the license number is not available, the application has to be made to any other RTO, the procedure is same as applicable for the fresh license (learner license, driving test, etc.)
International Driving Permit can be issued by the RTO or other motoring associations like WIAA which are authorized by the government. Such a license is valid for one year.
Current Indian Driving License valid for at least another year. 
3 copies of a recent photograph 
Fee of Rs. 10

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