Day of Russian militia (police day)
The history of the police in Russia its originating during the reign of Peter the great in 1715 great sovereign was created by the Russian security service, engaged in the maintenance of public order and gave her the name "police". Later, under Alexander I began working with the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Empire. Its objectives, in addition to maintaining and establishing peace, fight against deserters and runaway, fire safety, included the construction of roads, trade control, management of shelters. Some time later was created the Ministry of police. Legislative consolidation of availability at the County detective offices and municipal police departments services involved in search activities happened later.
Worker-peasant militia, created after the October revolution for the protection of public order, had almost the same functions, except that her duties was slightly enlarged. The police could be adopted citizens, whose age has reached 21 years of supporting the Soviet government that owns the certificate and who had the right to vote. Arrived at the police service citizens were given a subscription to oblige to serve not less than six months. Was introduced to a single form of service, which greatly raised the prestige of the police among citizens.
The police officers took part in the Civil war and the great Patriotic war. November 1 1988 was celebrated Day police.
It just so happened that their professional holiday, the personnel of the Ministry of internal Affairs had to meet at the post, guarding the peace of the citizens and instilling confidence in their own well-being.
90 year history of the police, much has changed in the life of the country - we have experienced the cult of personality, have successfully passed the Khrushchev thaw, the years of stagnation, perestroika, the collapse of the USSR and the formation of the CIS. These epic and dramatic events in no way influenced the work of the police. Despite the difficulties that are exacerbated by low wages, lack of modern technical means, the police repeatedly demonstrated selfless dedication, and professionalism.