Government will improve material and technical provision for the units of the
National police, as this is contribution to the safety of Ukrainian citizens. This
was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during the ceremony of the launch of operation of
the river police of main department of the National Police in Kyiv in
collaboration with the special CORD rapid response corps.
must invest into the safety of the citizens, into special unit. Logistics should
be a priority for all units of the National Police. The National Police,
Criminal Investigation Department, officers, local police officers who work
with people, special forces, investigators who conduct criminal investigations
– all of them must be provided with the following: a normal salary, normal
equipment, fuel and lubricants, - everything necessary for them to get to the
site of accident at any moment and ensure the safety of Ukrainian citizens.
That what we are to invest in”, said the Prime Minister. “I am a staunch
defender of the National police, those units that engage in providing security
of Ukrainian citizens."
The Head of
Government focused attention on the work of the river police. He got acquainted
with the transport and water equipment of the new unit and watched the
demonstration by employees of the CORD Department of a response exercise with a
task to liquidate perpetrators and free hostages on the ship.
Minister also announced that the technical capabilities of river police will
also be strengthened: in cities with large reservoirs there will be provided
necessary equipment to be used in water, and special
units will promptly respond to events and patrol the area. "You are now
responsible for the safety of the citizens of our State”, said the Head of
Government appealing to the police. “It is crucial to ensure the citizens could
feel safe in the streets. Well-being, tranquility in the Ukrainian villages,
towns, cities and in general in the State depends on you. I'd prefer neither on
land nor in water criminal could find his way, every one who plotted evil could feel things were getting
hot for him. It's your duty, your dignity, and that's something you have to
cope with. You have to be worthy of those who every day fights for our
independence. I wish you luck, health and I wish you always return to your
families safe and sound".