Over 60,000 police officers to guard polling stations during presidential elections

Source : 112 Ukraine

The reserves of the officers of the special detachments and patrol police would be additionally created
18:24, 28 January 2019

The head of the National Police Oleksandr Fatsevych
Chief Department of the National Police

At least 60,000 police officers should be attracted to provide the security of the polling stations during the presidential elections in Ukraine, as 112 Ukraine reported citing Deputy Head of the National Police Olexandr Fatsevych.

“Considering 33,000 of the district and local elections commissions, it is needed to involve at least 60,000 law enforcers to provide their security. It is about two officers for each polling station. Besides, the reserves of the officers of the special detachments and patrol police should be additionally created,” Fatsevych said.

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