General Directorate of Public Security

General Directorate of Public Security
مديرية الأمن العام
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Agency overview
Formed1927; 96 years ago (1927)
Preceding agency
  • General Directorate of Police
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionSaudi Arabia
General nature
Operational structure
Parent agencyMinistry of Interior

General Directorate of Public Security (Arabic: مديرية الأمن العام), formerly General Directorate of Police (Arabic: مديرية عامة للشرطة), are the civilian police force under the Ministry of Interior responsible for law enforcement in Saudi Arabia.[1]


  • Special Tasks And Duties
  • Traffic department
  • Police department
  • Department of research and investigation
  • Criminal evidence department

Special Forces

There are forces report to the General Directorate of Public Security.[2] These are as follows:

  • Roads security special forces.
  • Diplomatic security special forces.
  • Emergency special forces.
  • Hajj and Umrah special forces.


  • ministry of interior
  • directorate of general security:ministry of interior


  1. ^ "Public Security". General Directorate of Public Security.
  2. ^ "General Public Security Organisation". General Public Security. 2019.
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