Bhubaneswar: Three new Cyber Police Stations will be set up in Odisha to increase the capacity of the state police, said an official on Tuesday.
At present, there are four Cyber Police Stations at Cuttack, Berhampur, Rourkela and Sambalpur.
While inaugurating a training workshop on cybercrime at Bhubaneswar, Odisha DGP R.P.Sharma said that new Cyber Police Stations will be opened at Jeypore, Balasore and Bhubaneswar.
Other than that the State Police will substantially increase the number of trained officers and infrastructure to deal with the cybercrime.
This highly specialised two days training programme for the officers of State Police has been organised by CID-Crime Branch.
A total of 70 officers from the rank of SP to S.I from all over the State are attending the programme. Known cyber expert Ishan Sinha from Delhi will train them in various new techniques of Cyber Crime Investigation.
The participants will also be trained in Forensics and Counter Intelligence, Darknet & Counter Darknet, terrorism, Encryption and Tracking, Counter-Espionage, Investigation & Data Analysis.
While addressing the participants, Santosh Upadhyay, ADGP, CID Crime
Branch said that Cyber Crime is one of the most emerging fields and there is need to upgrade the skills of officers to improve investigation skills for detection and prevention of Cyber Crimes.