Ministry of Internal Affairs formulates and implements policies relating to defence, security, law and order.
The mission of the Ministry is to provide the highest possible level of security in the state, which is attained through preventive rather than repressive action of the law enforcement agencies. Aiming to implement both tasks, the Ministry of the Interior is responsible for public security and police, internal administrative affairs and migrations, pursuant to the State laws.
The Ministry of the Interior, together with the Police and the Internal Affairs Inspectorate as autonomous bodies within its framework, performs tasks defined by law in the following fields of activity:
- Internal administrative affairs.
- Police and security
A closer look at the function of some security forces:
Is responsible for the maintenance of law and order, preservation of peace, protection of life and property, the prevention and detection of crime and the enforcement of all laws it is directly charged with.
Is responsible for the administration of immigration functions throughout the country. This includes the formulation and implementation of policies relating to work permits, investments, passports, citizenship and for maintaining services at ports of entry. It provides statistics through its computerised system that is used by various government departments and the private sector for planning purposes.
Is made up of the Army and the Naval Force, who are responsible for defence, internal security, international peacekeeping duties, nation building, youth training & infrastructure development in rural areas, support operations during disasters, emergencies and maritime research and rescue.
The Ministry is headed by Ambullai Johnson along with his Deputy Soko V. Sackor.
|| Soko V. Sackor
|| Deputy Minister of Administration
| Omaru Ali Nyei
||Asst. Minister for Research & Planning
| Levi Banney
||Asst. Minister for Legal Affairs
| James Beemah
|| Asst. Minister for Administration
|Rundell B. Hill
|| Asst. Minister for Operations
| Ernest B. Vaye
|| Asst. Minister for Urban & Technical Services
||Deputy Minister for Urban Affairs
|George W. Geebro
||Deputy Minister for Planning and Research
| Joseph Janker
||Assistant Minister for Culture Affairs