Minister – Coordinator of Special Services in Poland (1997 – 2020). Civil Democratic Control or Political Influence? Minister – Coordina
Keywords:civil democratic control, coordination, special services, supervision
The aim of the article is to present the tranformation of the function of the minister – coordinator of special services in Poland between 1997 and 2020. Espiecially the elements of civil democratic control and the examples of political influence towards special services are taken into consideration. It is very important to establish the institution that can provide suitable coordination in the specific area of the state security that can lead to the special services effectiveness. The analysis of the regulations connected with the minister-coordinator creation and activity shows rather the political involvment and influence towards special services activity than the positive aspects of impoving their coordination and cooperation for the state security and civil democratic control.