List of defunct intelligence agencies

List of defunct intelligence agencies

This is a list of intelligence agencies which no longer exist.

Agencies by country


*Khedamat-e Etelea'at-e Dawlati (KHAD)


*Drejtorija e Sigurimit të Shtetit (Sigurimi) (Directorate of State Security)


*Batallón de Inteligencia 601 (601 Intelligence Battalion)
*Central Nacional de Inteligencia (CNI) (National Intelligence Center)
*Coordinación de Informaciones de Estado (CIDE) (State Information Coordination)
*División de Informaciones (Information Division)
*Secretaría de Informaciones de Estado (SIDE) (Secretariat of State Information)


*Serviço Nacional de Informações (SNI) (National Information Service)
*Subsecretaria de Inteligência (SSI) (Sub-Secretariat of Intelligence)


*Durzhavna Sigurnost (DS)


*Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security Service (RCMP)


*Dirección Nacional de Inteligencia (DINA) (National Directorate of Intelligence)


*Federal Directorate of Intelligence Services (FSZS)
*Hlavni Sprava Rozvedky (HSR)
*Státní Bezpečnost (StB)


*Valtiollinen Poliisi (Valpo) (Governmental Police)


*Deuxième Bureau
*Service de Documentation Extérieure et de Contre-Espionnage (SDECE)


*Geheime Staatspolizei (Gestapo) (Secret State Police)
*Sicherheitsdienst (SD) (Security Service)

East Germany

* Ministerium für Staatssicherheit (MfS or Stasi) (Ministry for State Security)
** General Reconnaissance Administration (GDR) -- " (HVA)"

Hong Kong

*Special Branch


*Államvedélmi Osztály (ÁVO) (State Protection Department)
*Államvédelmi Hatóság (ÁVH) (State Protection Authority)


* Komando Pemulihan Keamanan dan Ketertiban (Kopkamtib)
* Badan Koordinasi Stabilitas Nasional (Bakorstanas)


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


* Al-Amn al-‘Amm (Directorate of General Security)
* Al-Amn al-Khas (Special Security Organization)
* Al-Istikhabarat al-'Askariyya (Directorate of General Military Intelligence)
* Jihaz Al-Mukhabarat Al-A'ma (Iraqi Intelligence Service)


*Binnenlandse Veiligheidsdienst (BVD) (Interior Security Service)
*Inlichtingendienst Buitenland (IDB) (Foreign Intelligence Service) (?-1994)


*Oddział II Sztabu Generalnego Wojska Polskiego (1918-1939)
**Biuro Szyfrów (Cypher Bureau)
*Ministerstwo Bezpieczeństwa Publicznego (1945-1954)
*Komitet do spraw Bezpieczeństwa Publicznego (1954-1956)
*Ministerstwo Spraw Wewnętrznych (MSW) (1954-1990)
**Departament I MSW
**Departament II MSW
**Służba Bezpieczeństwa MSW (SB-MSW) (1956-1990)
*Urząd Ochrony Państwa (UOP) (Office for State Protection) (1990-2001)
*Główny Zarząd Informacji Wojska Polskiego (1944-1957)
*Wojskowa Służba Wewnętrzna (WSW) (1957-1990)
*Oddział II Sztabu Generalnego LWP (1945-1951)
*Zarząd II Sztabu Generalnego Wojska Polskiego (1951-1990)



Roman Empire

*Agentes in rebus
*Praetorian Guard


*Okhrannoye otdeleniye (Okhrana or "slang" Okhranka) (Security Section) (1866-1917)


*Special Branch

South Africa

*Bureau of State Security (BOSS)

Soviet Union

*Cheka (1917-1922) (All-Russian Extraordinary Commission)
*Gosudarstvennoye Politicheskoye Upravleniye (GPU) (1922-1923) (State Political Directorate)
*Obyedinennoye Gosudarstvennoye Politicheskoye Upravleniye (OGPU) (1923–1934) (Joint State Political Directorate)
*Narodnyi Kommissariat Vnutrennih Del (NKVD) (1934–1946) (People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs)
*Ministerstvo Vnutrennih Del (MVD) (1946–1954) (Ministry for Internal Affairs)
*Ministerstvo Gosudarstvennoi Bezopastnosti (MGB) (1943–1953) (Ministry for State Security)
*Komitet Gosudarstvennoi Bezopasnosti (KGB) (1954–1991) (Committee for State Security)


*Centro Superior de Información de la Defensa (CESID) (Main Defence Information Centre)


*Informationsbyrån (IB) (Information Office)

United Kingdom

*Naval Intelligence Division (NID)
*Special Operations Executive (SOE)

ee also

*List of law enforcement agencies
*Secret service
*Secret police
*List of intelligence agencies

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