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His Majesty's Bureau of Internal Security

Agency Overview

Motto: "PRAESIDIO ET ORDINEM"
Protection and Order

Nation

Noronica

Formed

1991

Preceeding Agency

RPSD

Employees

132,327

Legal Personality

Government agency

Oversight

Prime Minister

Jurisdiction

Department for Home Affairs

General Nature

Law enforcement

Director General

Jeremy Heartwell

Child Agencies

HM Noronnican Border Force

Budget

$6,265,193,770.68

Overview


His Majesty's Bureau of Internal Security (Bureau of Internal Security or 'BIS') is a government agency tasked with the protection and security of the Overlordship of Noronica, and it is the successor to the former Republican People's Security Division (RPSD) which formed during the Civil War by the Central Government of the People's Republic of Noronica. Its main responsibilities are domestic responsibilities and include counter-intelligence, internal and border security, counter-terrorism, and surveillance as well as investigating high-listed crimes and constitutional violations. It is headquartered in Frederick Square, Nolon City, in the main building of the former RPSD. The Director of the BIS since 6th June 2017 is General Jeremy Heartwell.

The Bureau of Internal Security is one of the organisations that succeeded the Republican People's Security Division (RPSD) which formed in 1979 and played a major role in the Noronnican Civil War. Following the end of the civil war in 1991, the RPSD was dismantled and ceased to exist from February 1992. Two government agencies were formed by the interim President Tytus, (who later acceded to the Noronnican throne) on the basis of the two main directorates of the RPSD (Foreign Directorate & Internal Directorate); the Noronnican Foreign Intelligence Agency and the Bureau of Internal Security. Following the July 1994 constitutional crisis and reinstallation of the monarchy, the Bureau of Internal Security was reorganised on 17 November 1994 into His Majesty's Bureau of Internal Security. Joshua McIntosh, former personal assistant of Tytus during his presidency and BIS employee since 1995, was appointed as the Director of the Bureau of Internal Security in January 2000. He underwent a thorough reformation, which included the dismissal of large numbers of high-ranking personnel. In 2006, the BIS came under corruption investigations, meaning that Joshua himself came under scrutiny. The Department for Home Affairs disbanded the organisation and rebuilt it as a directorate of the Noronnican Foreign Intelligence Agency. When Joshua McIntosh became Secretary for Home Affairs in 2010, he began the process of reinstating the Bureau of Internal Security as its own organisation, which finished in 2015, a year after he was appointed as Secretary for Defence. When he became Prime Minister in 2017, after Gerald Night's impeachment and reformation of the political system, he issued a Prime Ministerial decree that put the BIS under the temporary direct control of the Prime Minister and reformed the organisation yet again, widening its responsibilities. The Noronnican Border Force was reformed as a directorate for the BIS, the merger finishing in April. He installed a Director of the Bureau and, after the terrorist attack in Gwynon City, he issued a decree that mandated FSB officers would have the power to issue warnings to citizens on actions that could lead to committing crimes and arrest people for 10 days if they fail to comply with legitimate orders given by the officers. Citizens could also be arrested on the grounds of suspected terrorism. He announced the handover back to the Department for Home Affairs on the 6 June 2017.

The Bureau of Internal Security is further split into eleven departments, each tasked with a specific duty:

  • Department for Intelligence

  • Department for Domestic Security

  • Department for Foreign Liason

  • Department for Official Protection

  • Department for Criminal Response

  • Department for Science and Technology

  • Department for Information and Technology

  • Department for Human Resources

  • Department for Finance

  • BIS Archives

  • Noronnican Border Force

The Bureau of Internal Security has regional offices in each federal state of Noronica. It also has administrations in the armed forces and other military institutions. Each is still under the jurisdiction of the Federal Office (Headquarters). The division in Arván is slightly different in that it has more autonomy and is overseen by the governor, however, the BIS of Arván still primarily answers to the main BIS.


Domestic Security
Example of a Resident Identification Card

As Noronica's principal security organisation, the Bureau of Internal Security operates security measures all over the country, including the nations security cameras. According to estimates, the number of Bureau-operated security cameras totalled around 1.5 million, with higher concentrations centred around urban areas. The Bureau often contracts surveillance companies to provide coverage which was seen as the cheaper option rather than trying to operate on entirely self-made cameras.

After the introduction of the Prevention of Terror Act, which came as a consequence of increasing global terror threats in the early 2000's, the Resident and Citizen Registration Programme was initiated by the Bureau. Noronnicans over the age of 12 are now legally obliged to own and carry a Resident Identification Card and they are also obliged to register their fingerprint every year to their local governance. In more recent years, citizens are required to create a 'NOCAS' (Noronnican Online Citizen's Account Service) account, which is an online service that contains your identification number, driver's license, and it provides citizens with personalised information such as new work opportunities and school data for younger users. NOCAS allows for users to discuss their opinions on Government surveys and it contains quick and accessible help lines. NOCAS has been widely lauded by the population who feel the system plays a very important role in their lives, according to surveys. The main reason for this feeling is that the service can be used in most formats, most recently on smartwatches. There has also been a large drop in crime rates and failed ambulance responses due to the new systems in place.

The Resident Identification card carries a personalised code which allows easy identification of the cardholder. The code is made up of seventeen numbers which are divided into sections for the Bureau and other agencies to know the cardholder and their details.

Address code

Date of Birth code

Order code

0 0 0 0 0 0

D D M M Y Y Y Y

0 0 0

Code Explanation:

  • Address code: is a six-number code which is identical to the resident's Post Code. If the resident moves address, they are legally obliged to provide their local governance information of their new address.

  • Date of Birth: is an eight-number code in the form of DD/MM/YYYY, (for example - 01012000)

  • Order code: is a three-number code used to distinguish between people with the same date of birth and address code. For easier administration, men are given even numbers, women odd numbers.


Royal Security Regiment

The Bureau of Internal Security also has command of an elite motorized rifles regiment which operates with confidentiality. Unlike the force under the command of the Foreign Intelligence Service, the BIS Special Operations group is common knowledge and has been for quite a while, however, their operations are not allowed to be released to the public in any form. The regiment consists of over 12,000 personnel.

Organisation:

  • 8 motorized rifle battalions

  • 4 training battalions

  • Various engineer, medical, support, and reconnaissance companies

Equipment:

Model

Type

Cartridge

NA15

Semi-Automatic Pistol

C: 9x19mm

GA-XI05

Main Assault Rifle

C: 5.56×45mm

LinkM1014

Shotgun

C: 12-gauge

LinkHK MP5

Submachine Gun

C: 9x19mm

His Majesty's Foreign Intelligence Service

Agency Overview

Motto: "NON TACEBIT"
We will remain silent

Formed: 1991

Preceeding Agency: RPSD

Employees: 3,792

Legal Personality: Government agency

Jurisdictional structure

National agency: Noronica

Oversight: Prime Minister

Jurisdiction: His Majesty's Government

General nature: Foreign intelligence

Operational structure

Director General: Ger Victoria Heisen

Budget: $3,248,618,992.21

Overview


His Majesty's Foreign Intelligence Service (Foreign Intelligence Service or 'FIS') is a government agency tasked with gathering information and intelligence for the Overlordship of Noronica, and it is the successor to the former Republican People's Security Division (RPSD) which formed during the Civil War by the Central Government of the People's Republic of Noronica. Its main responsibilities are intelligence and espionage activities outside the borders of the Overlordship of Noronica. It forms part of the intelligence community in Noronica alongside the Bureau of Internal Security. It is headquartered on Robert Embankment, Nolon City, in the newly constructed 'Foreign Intelligence Service Building'. The Director of the FIS since 4th February 2013 is Ger Victoria Heisen.

The Foreign Intelligence Service is one of the organisations that succeeded the Republican People's Security Division (RPSD) which formed in 1979 and played a major role in the Noronnican Civil War. Following the end of the civil war in 1991, the RPSD was dismantled and ceased to exist from February 1992. Two government agencies were formed by the interim President Tytus, (who later acceded to the Noronnican throne) on the basis of the two main directorates of the RPSD (Foreign Directorate & Internal Directorate); the Noronnican Foreign Intelligence Agency and the Bureau of Internal Security. Following the July 1994 constitutional crisis and reinstallation of the monarchy, the Foreign Intelligence Service was reorganised on 17 November 1994 into His Majesty's Foreign Intelligence Service. The reshuffle led to a large shift of priorities as the agency no longer focused on internal dissent as per the Republic's wishes. This new organisation rapidly spread outwards, planting itself in several locations around the region. Since its renewal and reformation, the Foreign Intelligence Service has seen itself in multiple locations around the Isles and has become an integral part of promoting and expanding upon Noronica's foreign interests.

Ger Victoria Heisen is the current Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service. The head of the FIS is appointed by and reports directly to the Prime Minister of Noronica. The Director is tasked with providing briefings to the Prime Minister every week (and on exceptional circumstances if necessary). The Prime Minister can personally issue secret orders to the Director without consulting Parliament or the Government, although according to the Prime Minister this is only for exceptional occassions.

According to the Foreign Intelligence Service website, the organisation is split into eight departments, each tasked with a specific duty:

  • Department for Intelligence

  • Department for Analysis & Information

  • Department for Foreign Liason

  • Department for Operations

  • Department for Science and Technology

  • Department for Operational Logistics & Support

  • Department for Human Resources

  • Department for Finance

The Foreign Intelligence Service has command of an elite Special Operations group which operates completely confidentially. Media speculation reports that it is assigned to execute very special operations abroad primarily for the protection of embassy personnel and black ops. It is believed that the group is deep undercover and consists of approximately a size of a company (in army terms). The group has no published reports and its existence only became public knowledge when an official in the FIS leaked the existence of the group.


CLASSIFIED OOC INFORMATION

Everything written below is not IC knowledge, your nations do not know about this unless I explicitly give permission.

Operational Capabilities

Espionage: This includes several modes of collecting intelligence, such as HUMINT and SIGINT operations. The Foreign Intelligence Service has many operatives operating in nations around the Isles. This includes several sleeper agents that assimilate themselves into the target country's society.

Support of political groups: The Foreign Intelligence Service funds and supports political groups around the Isles. The FIS can fund political parties to help install ones that are pro-Noronnican, and it can also fund militant groups to aid with destabilising another nation.

Cooperation with foreign intelligence services: The Foreign Intelligence Service works in tangent with several intelligence agencies around the Isles, allowing for Noronica and the other nation to share intelligence, (e.g Ostehaar - OVAST)

Assassinations abroad: Operatives can be sent to other nations to assassinate foreign or domestic nationals seen as a danger to Noronica and its interests.

Extraordinary rendition: On rare occasions, operatives may be sent to abduct and transfer a person from the host country to Noronica with or without the consent of other countries. Countries that are part of the programme host 'black-sites', (secret detention centres).

Interrogation: Operatives frequently undergo illegal interrogations of foreign nationals or Noronnicans citizens abroad suspected of terrorism or who are working against the interests of the nation.

Internet disinformation: Operatives put public disinformation on various websites promoting pro-Noronnican sentiment, whitewashing Noronnican Foreign Policy, and generating dissent in target nations.

Front organisations: The Foreign Intelligence Service operates several overseas organisations that serve as a front to hide safe houses or to act without traces to the FIS.

Recruitment: Operatives actively recruits Noronnican citizens who live in foreign countries. The FIS tends to recruit successful Noronnican businessmen abroad. The recruitment process can include threatening citizens in their place of residence, forcing them to swear allegiance.

Notable Foreign Operations

Location

Details

Arván

To gather intelligence in the peninsula of Arván - CLASSIFIED - The Republic of Arván



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