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Main article: January 1950
- January 1 – The International Police Association (IPA) – the largest police organization in the world – is formed.
- January 5 – U.S. Senator Estes Kefauver introduces a resolution calling for an investigation of organized crime in the U.S.
- January 6 – The UK recognizes the People's Republic of China; the Republic of China severs diplomatic relations with Britain in response.
- January 9 – The Israeli government recognizes the People's Republic of China.