Medusa's Head
The Rise and Survival of Joseph Fouché, Inventor of the Modern Police State

Ministry of Police Organizational Chart

The Daily Bulletin

Intelligence reports on anything happening anywhere

“Le cabinet noir”
(The Black Office)
Reading the Mails

Fouché’s Office
& Secretariat

First Division

State Security
& Espionage

(haute police)
Second Division

Monitoring &
Censoring the Media

Third Division

Surveillance
of Émigrés

Fourth Division

Budget & Accounting

Fifth Division

Archives & Data

Sixth Division

Informants

Spies

Prisons

Firearms
Licenses

Passport &
Documentation
Fees

Gambling
& Brothels