Law enforcement in Iran


Law enforcement in Iran

Law enforcement in Iran has around 60,000 police personnel served under the Ministry of Interior and justice, including border patrol personnel.http://www.csis.org/media/csis/pubs/060728_gulf_iran.pdf] The Police-110 unit specializes in rapid-response activities in urban areas and dispersing gatherings deemed dangerous to public order. Marine police have 90 inshore patrol and 40 harbor boats. In 2003 some 400 women became the first female members of the police force since the 1978–79 Iranian Revolution.Text used in this cited section originally came from: [http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/profiles/Iran.pdf Iran (March 2006) profile] from the Library of Congress Country Studies project.]

Equipment

* Heckler & Koch MP5

Historical secret police organizations

*Sazeman-i Ettelaat va Amniyat-i Keshvar (SAVAK) (National Organization for Intelligence and Security)

ecret police organizations

*Vezarat-e Ettela'at va Amniat-e Keshvar (VEVAK) (Ministry of Intelligence and Security)
*Sepah Pasdaran Enghaleb Islam-e (Sepah or Pasdaran) (Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps)

Notes

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References

External links

* [http://www.police.ir/ Iranian police force]
* [http://www.policetraffic.ir/ Traffic police]


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