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What does DAS stand for?

DAS stands for Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (Colombian police branch)


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Previously, the opposition deputy had alleged that Uribe was responsible for the scandal involving espionage and harassment of political leaders, judges, journalists, and human rights activists carried out by the now-defunct Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS), the domestic intelligence service that reported directly to the president (NotiSur, May 12, 2006).
Just minutes after the official results showed that the Uribista candidate for mayor of Bogota had been soundly defeated by leftist candidate Gustavo Petro, the government announced the dissolution of the Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS), the intelligence service that had a privileged position during Uribe's eight years in office (NotiSur, Nov.