Internal Security Department (Brunei)

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Internal Security Department
Agency overview
Formed August 1, 1993
Preceding agency
Jurisdiction Government of Brunei
Headquarters Jalan Utama Mentiri, Kampong Sungai Tilong
Parent agency Brunei Prime Minister's Office
Official Website

The Internal Security Department is Brunei's domestic intelligence agency, which is under the Prime Minister's Office.[1] They are known to detain anyone suspected of being a threat to Brunei's national security threat for as long as needed.[2] They have been created to replace the Royal Brunei Police's Special Branch division, which had been disbanded.

They are involved in both criminal and intelligence matters.[3]


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  3. "Brunei: Internal Security Act (ISA) Arrests In Brunei". 2004-06-30. Retrieved 2015-02-17.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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