The Cyber Crime Cell started at Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Headquarters, Bangalore, on 21-10-1999 and it was declared as Cyber Crime Police Station on 13th September 2001 and become operational from 22nd October 2001 with jurisdiction over State of Karnataka.

Functioning of Cyber Crime Police Station is supervised by Superintendent of Police, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Economic Offences) CID, Inspector General of Police (Economic Offences) CID under the overall supervision of Director General of Police, Criminal Investigation Department, Training, Special units and Economic Offences, Bangalore.