Independent Division of Inner Mongolian Military District (Chinese: 内蒙古军区独立师)(1st Formation) was formed on July 1st 1966 from the Public Security Contingent of Heilongjiang province. The division was composed of four regiments (5th to 8th) and two independent battalions.
On March 22nd 1969 it moved to Tianjin and became Independent Division of Tianjin Security District(Chinese: 天津警备区独立师) with its 6th, 7th and 8th Regiments. Its 5th Infantry Regiment was detached and transferred to 1st Independent Division of Hebei Provincial Military District.
In August 1976 the division was renamed as Security Division of Tianjin Security District(Chinese: 天津警备区警备师). Its 6th, 7th and 8th Regiments were renamed as 1st, 2nd and 3rd Security Regiments, respectively.
In March 1983 the division was transferred to People's Armed Police as Armed Police Contingent of Tianjin City.