The Central Detective Training School, Chandigarh was set up in 1973 on the lines of two similar institutions at calcutta and Hydrabad, This Functions under the Bureau of Police Research & Development, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. The object of the CDTS is to provide training to inservice police personal upto the rank of Dy. Ss.P.
Among the several courses run by the institution, the course of the longest duration is Advanced Cource on Investigation & Detection of Crimes for the police personal of the ranks of Sub Inspectors and Inspectors having minimum 5 years experience in their respective fields. In this course the police personnel are trained on varioys asoects of Scientific Aids to Investigation as well as Law & Procedure and professional knowledge. The syllabus of the course is chalked out by BRP&D and is revices from time to time to make it more relevant and topical.
The purpose of imparting the aforesaid training is to prepare investigators for acquiring latest knowledge and awareness of scientific techniques of investigation and latest developments in the Forensic fields. It us the constant endavour of CDTS and its parent department, i.e., BRP&D is continuously improve upon the course contents and make the training course interesting and trainee friendly.
The Officers drawn from Nothern Parts of the country and abroad (SAARC) countries attend various courses at CDTS, Chandigarh.