Travel Insurance for Iran
It is actually compulsory to get a travel insurance policy before you can obtain an Iranian visa. The policy should clearly state that it covers trips to Iran.
Is It Safe to Travel to Iran?
Iran is a very safe destination for traveling according to an article published by British online newspaper The Independent. The Travel Risk Map also places Iran among the countries with a low risk to travel to alongside the UK.
Police and Emergency Services
Police and emergency services in Iran are quite above Middle East standards in terms of responsiveness and effectiveness.