List of historical secret police organizations

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This is a list of historical secret police organizations. In most cases they are no longer current because the regime that ran them was overthrown or changed, or they changed their names. Few still exist under the same name as legitimate police forces.

Agencies by country[edit]

Afghanistan[edit]

Albania[edit]

Angola[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Cambodia[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Central African Republic[edit]

Chad[edit]

Chile[edit]

China[edit]

Congo, People's Republic of[edit]

  • General Directorate for State Security (French: Direction Générale de la Sécurité de l'État)[1]

Cuba[edit]

Czechoslovakia[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Finland[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Haiti[edit]

Honduras[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Iraq[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Japan[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Mozambique[edit]

  • National Service of Popular Security (SNASP)[3]

Nicaragua[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Peru[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Prussia[edit]

Republic of China (Taiwan)[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Rwanda[edit]

El Salvador[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Somalia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Soviet Union[edit]

Uganda[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

Zaire[edit]

  • Centre Nationale de Documentation (CND) (National Documentation Center) - 1969-early 1980s
  • Agence Nationale de Documentation (AND) (National Documentation Agency) - Early 1980s-August 1990
  • Service National d'Intelligence et de Protection (SNIP) (National Service for Intelligence and Protection) - August 1990 - May 1997[5]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ John F. Clark and Samuel Decalo, Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo, Fourth Edition (2012), page 134.
  2. ^ Abbott, Elizabeth (1988). Haiti: An insider's history of the rise and fall of the Duvaliers. Simon & Schuster. p. 116 ISBN 0-671-68620-8
  3. ^ "Mozambique: Six Months After Independence" AliciaPatterson.org. Accessed on May 29, 2008.
  4. ^ http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?frd/cstdy:@field(DOCID+so0125)
  5. ^ http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?frd/cstdy:@field(DOCID+zr0206)