Dirección General de Contrainteligencia Militar
|Dirección General de Contrainteligencia Militar|
|Formed||August 30, 1957|
|Parent agency||Ministry of People's Power for Defense|
The Directorate General of Military Counterintelligence (DGCIM) is the military counterintelligence agency of Venezuela whose function is to prevent intelligence or espionage internally and externally enemy by military and civilians.
The agency originates from the Information Service Forces armed (SIFA) that was signed into service on 30 August 1957.
In 1974, the original name that society knows yet by its acronym Directorate of Military Intelligence (DIM). On 16 May 1977, the military organization changed its name to the Directorate General of Military Intelligence Sector (DGSIM) and then later changed the name of Directorate General of Military Intelligence (DGIM). Under these names, their operations functioned as military intelligence for the Venezuelan military.
On 21 July 2011, the organization changed its name to the Directorate General of Military Counterintelligence (DGCIM), whose function is no longer military intelligence but counterintelligence.
- Law enforcement in Venezuela
- Dirección de los Servicios de Inteligencia y Prevención (Directorate of Intelligence and Prevention Services, DISIP)
- "Historia". DGCIM. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
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