Special Branch


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Special Branch

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) the department of the police force that is concerned with political security
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Noun1.Special Branch - a government police department dealing with political security
government department - a department of government
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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The chief minister said that he had approved the funds required by the Special Branch and expected that due results are produced.
SPECIAL Branch failed to tell 255 people they were on a loyalist hitlist, a former top cop claimed yesterday.
Police chiefs who warned up to 200 Special Branch officers of an increased terrorist threat following the raid on a Northern Ireland police station are ploughing massive resources into blaming the IRA, it was claimed yesterday.
Earlier, the Special Branch had prepared a list of clerics who were involved in spreading sectarian hatred in the past, officials said.
Former Principal Assistant Director E5 in the Special Branch, Bukit Aman, Datuk Surina Saad, yesterday made history when she became the first woman police chief in Perlis.
SUKKUR -- Sukkur Police Special branch has advised the management of Imambargahs to install walk-through gates and CCTV cameras at the earliest in their respective places.
Policewomen from special branch will train female volunteers in frisking methods for checking women entering mourning processions during Muharramul Haram.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], July 17 (ANI): A letter from the month of May has come into view now showing that Superintendent of Police (Special Branch) in Patna has directed Deputy SPs (Special Branch) to "collect names, addresses, phone number and professions of the office bearers of RSS residing in their areas "within a week".
Jamali will be replaced by Additional IG Special Branch Waliullah.
Also, Syed Kaleem Imam last week directed all officers of the Special Branch in all districts of the province to increase coordination with field teams so that criminals and anti-social elements can be brought to justice.
Syed Kaleem Imam has directed all the officers of special branch in all the districts of the province to increase their coordination with field teams so that all the criminals and anti-social elements can be flushed out.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Unidentified armed men gunned down a cop of Special Branch hereon Mondayand escaped the scene.

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