Sluzba BezpieczenstwaSluzba Bezpieczenstwa
) was, under the communists, the name of the Polish intelligence agency
and security police. It was created in 1956
to replace the Urzad Bezpieczenstwa
. It was responsible for intelligence, counterintelligence, state security and suppression of political opposition until its replacement by the Urzad Ochrony Panstwa
in 1990 after the fall of communism.