Šahrbānī (1935–1991)
Naẓmīya (1913–1935)
Active 22 June 1913–1 April 1991
Country Iran
Role Law Enforcement

Shahrbani (Persian: شهربانی; Šahrbānī) formerly called Nazmiyeh (Persian: نظمیه; Naẓmīya) was a Law Enforcement force in Iran, with police duties inside cities. Founded during Qajar dynasty, it was eventually merged with the rural and roads police Gendarmerie and Islamic Revolution Committees in 1991 to form Law Enforcement Force of Islamic Republic of Iran (NAJA).[1]


  1. Schirazi The Constitution of Iran (1997), p.152
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