In Zhytomyr region has earned a new unit of the patrol police

В Житомирской области заработало новое подразделение патрульной полиции

Started a new topic Control police patrol THOR

Police tactical group-rapid response will be involved in ensuring public order during mass events.

In the Zhytomyr region on Wednesday, may 16, started a new subsection of the Control of the police patrol THOR (company tactical and operational response). This was announced by the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine.

In the special unit includes two dozen employees. Soon the number of staff TOR will increase to fifty.

According to authorities, the police, businesses will be involved in ensuring public order during mass events, sports or entertainment nature, rallies, demonstrations, protests.

It is noted that field officers were trained on the canadian-American program for the training of tactical units. The top candidates were selected from among the field officers who have experience of service for over 2 years and in good physical condition.

“Division should not be seen as quite a force. Its members work on the principle of humanism and the rule of law, and will not use force where it is not necessary. However, if the situation is threatening for people and police, and definitely will require serious intervention, the men of TOR will apply”, – said the interior Ministry.



Earlier it was reported that in the Kherson region started a separate division of the patrol police in the Crimea and Sevastopol.


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