Ministry of Public Security (Vietnam)
The Ministry of Public Security is a public agency directly under the Government of Vietnam, performing the function of state management of security, order and social safety; counterintelligence; crime prevention investigation; fire prevention and rescue; execution of criminal judgments, judgment enforcement not subject to imprisonment, custody or temporary detention; legal protection and support; State management of public services in sectors and fields under the Ministry's state management.
|Bộ Công an|
|Formed||19 August 1945 (de facto) |
29 August 1953 (official)
|Jurisdiction||Government of Vietnam|
|Headquarters||47 Pham Van Dong Street, Mai Dich Ward, Cau Giay District, Hanoi|
|Annual budget||4,19 billions USD (2021)|
|Deputy Minister responsible|
The Ministry of Public Security is the agency that manages the Vietnam People's Public Security Force. The Ministry of Public Security received many titles such as Hero of the People's Armed Forces 13 times, Gold Star Order (Vietnam) and 88 Ho Chi Minh Orders. In 2019, the Ministry had 199 police generals.
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