In the early ages of human life, primitive tribes needed the media to take care of their interests and preserve their survival. The head of the tribe was entrusted with mobilizing public opinion when needed. The archeologists in Iraq have found an agricultural publication dating back to 1800 BC. The concept of public relations in the governmental sphere is the need for a specialized public relations department fully aware of its responsibilities and capable of fulfilling its duties .
The Ministry of the Interior as one of the main state institutions realized the importance of having a specialized entity with high efficiency. Since 1965, the Ministerial Resolution No. 169 was issued on the organization of the Department of Moral Affairs and defined its functions which strengthen the good relations between the police and the people, Social and health of the police and strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation between them .
. In 1966, the Ministerial Resolution No. 168 was issued to establish a department for moral guidance , In 1971, Ministerial Decree No. 1219 was issued on the establishment and organization of the Human Relations Department at the Ministry of the Interior. The Ministry of Interior decided to establish the Department of Human Relations, Requirements for work and human needs of workers and planning
1 - Formulation of the media message security and communication with the print media in relation to events and security issues.
2- Providing the media with the news and data issued by the ministry in a way that is commensurate with the development witnessed by the media and the speed of news circulation.