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 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 Intelligence-Led Policing"

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 country.

  • To issue security passes and process crime-scene films/photographs.


Beneficial Coordination

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.

International Cooperation

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 enrichment.

Human Resource Development

Two officers had been sent for Field Intelligence training at the Police Intelligence Training School, Police Intelligence Department, SPF.

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.