In 1849 –
The first chemical examination laboratory was established in Chennai. Then Madras Presidency under the department of health followed a similar laboratory at Calcutta now known as Kolkata (1853), Agra in 1864, and Bombay now known as Mumbai in 1870.
In 1892 –
Anthropometric Bureau, which adapting the Bertillon’s System was established at Calcutta, now known as Kolkata.
In 1897 –
Indian Police Officers were Khan Bahadur, Aziz – Ul Haq and Rai Bahadur Hem Chandra evolved the fingerprint classification system and the first fingerprint bureau of the world was also established in Calcutta.
In 1898 –
The first department of Forensic explosive was established in Nagpur.
In 1905 –
The First Central Fingerprint Bureau (CFB) was established in Shimla.
In 1906 –
The Government Handwriting expert is re-designated as Government Examiner of Questioned Documents. The office shifted to Shimla. The first office build in Bengal then it shifted to Shimla.
In 1910 –
The government of India has first appointed Imperial Serologist.
In 1915 –
The Footprint section was established under CID, the Government of Bengal.
In 1917 –
The note forgery section was established under CID, the Government of Bengal.
In 1922 –
The Central Fingerprint Bureau was abolished.
In 1930 –
A ballistic laboratory was established in Calcutta.
In 1935 –
A forensic Science laboratory was established in Lahore.
In 1952 –
The first state Forensic Science Laboratory was established in Calcutta by the Government of West Bengal.
In 1955 –
Central Fingerprint Bureau was restarted under Intelligence Bureau.
In 1957 –
First Central Forensic Science Laboratory was established.
In 1961 –
Forensic Laboratory (Lahore) was shifted to Chandigarh and it was named as Central Forensic Science Laboratory in 1978.
In 1965 –
The Central Forensic Science Laboratory was established in Hyderabad.
In 1986 –
The administrative control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was shifted to National Crime Record Bureau, Delhi.
In 1998 –
DNA Typing was shifted to Calcutta.