ARGENTINA - POLICE AND SECURITY SERVICES

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Document Number (FOIA) /ESDN (CREST): 
02613921
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RIPPUB
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U
Document Page Count: 
134
Document Creation Date: 
April 3, 2019
Document Release Date: 
April 12, 2019
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Approved for Release: 2018/10/01 CO2613921
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ARGENTINA - POLICE AND SECURITY SERVICES
1. Organization
The following organizations comprise the Argentine police and security
services:
a. Secretariat of State Information (SIDE). A staff of about 250
(mainly military). SIDE has overall coordinating responsibility for the
Argentine intelligence community but lacks enforcement powers. An anti-Communist
section investigates Communist and Sino-Soviet Bloc activities within Argentina,