Bridges Security Department 

 About The Department 

The  department was formed pursuant to the directives of His Majesty the late King Hussein Bin Talal (may God rest his soul) after the end of the June War of 1967 to confront the humanitarian problem represented by the displacement of large numbers of Palestinian citizens to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It was administratively followed to the Balqa Governorate Police.

On 3/8/1972, the Bridge Security divisions Command was established  based on the proposal of the Executive Office for the Occupied Territories Affairs, this command was followed to the Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations in the Headquarters  of the Armed Forces / Arab Army, and a decision was issued by the Prime Minister that all agencies operating on bridges to be followed to the new established command.

On 3/15/1974, the Bridge divisions  Command was separated  from the Armed Forces and followed  to the Public Security Directorate, and it became the Bridge Security divisions  Command and followed  the General Department  of the Administrative Police.

On 1/1/1976, this department was separated from the General Department of the Administrative Police and followed  with the Assistant Director of Public Security for the Judicial Police.

On 15 / 6 / 2003 , the name of the Bridge Security divisions  Department was changed to become (Bridge Security Department).


The duties of the Bridges Security Department:

facilitating  and documenting  the movement of all arrivals and departures through the King Hussein Bridge to and from the territories of the Palestine  in coordination with other security agencies.

providing all administrative services to all passengers , and providing  the necessary facilities and services for diplomats, senior visitors, important figures, businessmen, military and civil delegations, and cars.

Providing  First aid and assistance to people with special needs and taking  the necessary security measures for tourist groups in coordination with The royal Department for environment and tourism protection.

 providing Tourism and Security Services

 supervising  the transportation of goods between the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Palestinian Authority, and secure the dispatch of humanitarian aid to the Palestinian people.




Excellence in passenger service according to international best practices


Facilitating the safe movement  of Palestinian brothers, bridge users, and goods to and from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, in an efficient and effective manner, in accordance with standards of quality, transparency and integrity.

Core values:

  • rule of law.
  • Justice.
  • Transparency.
  • Humanity and respect for rights and freedoms.
  • improvement and development.
  • teamwork .




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