Department Of Criminal Intelligence
Enhancing Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) level of
professionalism by maintaining Intelligence-Led Policing (ILP) strategy.
· To continuously
promote intelligence awareness across the Force as it is important for every
police personnel to practice ILP strategy in implementing daily tasks.
· To strengthen the
dissemination of information and continue the exchange of information between
DCI and all parties within and outside the RBPF.
To increase DCI’s
involvement in operations conducted by other RBPF units and also in providing
solutions to police stations’ technical problems.
To gradually recruit
more personnel for DCI and to provide DCI’s personnel with relevant
courses / trainings.
To steadily encourage
the public to be eyes and ears for police on any suspicious crime / activity.
To emphasise on the
quality of services being provided in terms of issuing security passes and
processing crime-scene pictures.
Main Rationale of DCI Establishment
The main rationale for the establishment of the DCI is to
increase the level of professionalism within the Royal Brunei Police Force
(RBPF) in the joint effort to achieve the vision and mission of RBPF:
"To provide outstanding leadership and service in the fight
against any form of threat to national security and public order through
DCI’s Roles & Functions
Our main roles and functions are:
To provide timely and
accurate criminal intelligence.
To provide crime
statistics and daily crime reports.
To prepare threat assessments
and intelligence reports among others on crime situation, national events,
state visits by VVIPs and many more.
To monitor and analyse
local and international current affairs which may pose a security threat to the
To issue security
passes and process crime-scene films/photographs.
DCI has contributed much to crime operations success conducted
by either RBPF’s internal units or other law enforcement agencies. 2012
recorded among others cases of prostitution, gambling, theft and smuggling
successfully foiled with the help of the intelligence information from DCI.
As part of fostering strong bond with foreign counterparts, a
bilateral meeting between RBPF and Singapore Police Force (SPF) took place in
April last year in Singapore which among others witnessed several intelligence
and operational courses being offered by the SPF. The courses range from basic
to intermediate level suitable for research and operations. Few DCI officers
had the privilege of attending the relevant courses in previous years which had
benefitted DCI and the Force as a whole in terms of knowledge and skill
Human Resource Development
Two officers had been sent for Field Intelligence training at
the Police Intelligence Training School, Police Intelligence Department,
Advanced Records Management System (ARMS)
Advanced Records Management System (ARMS) was first launched in
DCI on 1 March 2012 to replace the Police Information System (PIS). DCI is in
the 1st implementation phase besides the Central Police Station since DCI
collates all crime reports nationwide for statistical use therefore it is quite
a test for DCI. With steady training for the police personnel manning the
system including DCI, the job now is to monitor daily the data entered by Central
Police Station aside from, to continue entering data for other police stations
which have not embraced ARMS. At this point, the 1st implementation stage has
yet to be completed.