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Ministry of People's Security (North Korea)

Ministry of People's Security
인민 보안부
Agency overview
Jurisdiction First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea
Headquarters Pyongyang, North Korea
Minister responsible Choi Bu Il
Child agency Korean People's Internal Security Forces, Railway Security Bureau, Kim Jong-Il People's Security University

The Ministry of People’s Security (Korean: 인민 보안부 Inmin Boanbu) is a law enforcement agency in North Korea.[1] It operates under the umbrella of the National Defence Commission. Beyond policing, its services include operating the prison system in North Korea and providing bodyguards to important persons.[2]


  1. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica Online, s. v. "North Korea", accessed August 29, 2014.
  2. ^ Schwekendiek, Daniel (19 April 2011). A Socioeconomic History of North Korea. McFarland. p. 87.  
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