This cell is located at SAS Nagar, Mohali. People from any part of Punjab can get their FIR registered in this police station by visiting there or sending their complaints through e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org, ssp.cyber-pb@ nic.in). People can lodge complaints related with data theft, e-mail travel, e-mail threat, extortion and cheating through internet, bank and credit card frauds, hacking, fishing etc.
Besides, a state level crime police station has also been notified with the jurisdiction of the entire state of Punjab with a view to investigate specialized crimes especially related with scams and major frauds.
Both these police stations will work under the ADGP Crime Punjab. Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh has been given the charge of SSP of Crime Branch, Punjab who will supervise all the Cyber Crime Investigations and cases related with specialized crimes.
The state crime branch of Punjab was inaugurated on 9th April 2011 by Honorable Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal. The function was presided over by Shri PS Gill DGP Punjab where presentations were made by the ADGP Crime Shri Sanjeev Gupta. The function was attended by senior officers of Punjab Police and members of community at large.