Traffic Training Institute, created under 7th Finance Commission award came into existence with the motto to train police personnel in different aspects of Traffic training and management.

This Institute has been redesignated as Urban Police & Traffic Training Institute w.e.f 01.01.08 vide Govt. of Odisha Home Department Notification No.60911/D&A Dt.28/12/07. It has been placed under the administrative control of Commissioner of Police, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack since 1st January 2008.
The institute imparts training to police personnel of different ranks including SI/Sgt, Havildar, Driver Havildar, Constables, Asst. Driver, Fire man & Home Guards.

Since inception 637 SI/Sgts. in 46 batches, 28 SI CISF in one batch, 1205 Havildars in 25 batches, 133 Constables in 45 batches, 587 Asst.Driver in 43 batches, 453 Home Guards in 20 batches, 232 Home Guards of Twin City Bhubaneswar- Cuttack in one day capsule course & 167 leading Fireman in 11 batches, total of 4641 personnel have undergone training at the institute.

Besides 18 Batches of Recruit constables (men) consisting of 2318 & 5 batches of women Recruit constables, consisting of 971 personnel have undergone Basic Constables course of Training in this Institute.

At present, 505 Recruit Sepoys of Special Security Battalion of Police Commissionerate, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack are undergoing Basic & Advance training w.e.f 01.07.2010.

WRC/443 Mamta Panda of Ganjam dist. while undergoing Constable course of Training in this Institute during the year 2007 got Bronze medal in Boxing (46kg) weight category in 33rd National Games-2007 held at Guwahati from 09.02.2007 to 18.02.2007. She also got gold medal in 2nd All India Women Boxing Championship 2007, organized by Uttarakhand Amateur Boxing Association from 27.05.07 to 01.06.2007.