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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • July 01, 1939

    Request for a Break of Absence from the Police

    Copy of Chehab's request for a leave of absence to visit his sick brother.

  • January 23, 1944

    The Police Lauds Prince Farid

    Letter to the Lebanese Minister of Finance regarding the arrest of a thief after an inquiry led by Emir Chehab.

  • September 12, 1945

    Cooperation with the Military Intelligence

    Letter regarding an intelligence sharing agreement between the Lebanese Police and Military Intelligence.

  • February 22, 1946

    British Congratulations for Uncovering Thefts

    Short letter from the British security services in Syria and Lebanon thanking the Lebanese police for recovering stolen cars for the Allied army.

  • February 27, 1946

    British Congratulations for Uncovering Thefts

    Short letter thanking Farid Chehab for his assistance in uncovering thefts.

  • June 05, 1946

    The Uncovering of a Murder

    Letter regarding the murder of Charles Tunisi

  • July 02, 1946

    Uncovering a Murder

    Letter from Chehab to the Chief of Police in Beirut regarding the murder of Charles Tunisi.

  • July 10, 1946

    Complaint Against a Police Officer

  • November 14, 1946

    Coordination with the Palestinian Police

    Letter to the Foreign minster regarding a cooperation agreement between Lebanese and Palestinian police.

  • April 09, 1947

    Arrest of a Gang

    Mostly illegible: report on the arrest of an international gang of thieves.

  • February 12, 1948

    A Visit to London

    Letter about Emir Farid Chehab's visit to London.

  • July 05, 1949

    Propaganda against Farid Chehab

    Report on propaganda against Farid Chehab circulating in the Lebanese Police Bureau.

  • July 26, 1949

    The Police and the “Nida’ al Watan” Newspaper

    Involvement of a member of the police in [illegible] the paper Nida' al-Watan.

  • August 16, 1949

    The Police and Farid Chehab

    Conversation between a police intelligence officer and the Journalist informer [regarding Chehab].

  • July 04, 1950

    Report about Duke of Edinburgh’s Visit

    Carbon copy of a report on the Duke of Edinburgh's visit and the security provided by the Lebanese police.

  • July 05, 1950

    Attachment to the Previous Report

    President of the Lebanese Police responds to a request sent by Chehab in a previous letter. [Attachment is missing]

  • July 10, 1950

    Gratitude from Riyad al Solh

    Letter from Riyad al-Solh thanking Chehab for providing security for the Duke of Edinburgh during his visit to Lebanon.

  • July 16, 1950

    Combating Communism

    Report on police surveillance of Communist activities in Lebanon.