Over 600 police officers and 200 National Guardsmen arrived in Uman

02.09.2021, 17:00
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Over 600 police officers and more than 200 National Guard soldiers arrived in Uman to ensure public order and security during the Rosh Hashanah celebration.

This is reported by the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Today, there was a formation of law enforcement officers who will serve during the mass stay of Hasidim in Uman. The head of the Main Department of the National Police in the Cherkasy region, Mykhailo Kuratchenko, conducted a targeted briefing, outlined the tasks of the police for the next 10 days. The head of the Central Board noted that among the main tasks of law enforcement officers is to ensure public order in places of compact residence and stay of Hasidic pilgrims and prevent any offenses.

"From September 1 to September 6, 23,500 thousand Hasidim will arrive in Uman. This year, according to preliminary estimates, about 50 thousand pilgrims from different countries of the world are expected to arrive. Also, starting from September 3, a delegation consisting of 11 police officers from Israel will arrive to help us ensure public safety and order," Mykhailo Kuratchenko said.

The combined squad consists of 635 police officers from Dnipropetrovsk, Zhytomyr, Vinnytsia, Kyiv and Cherkasy regions. The detachment consists of employees of the Migration Police, the Special Police Battalion, patrol police officers, the tactical and operational response of the Patrol Police Department in the Cherkasy region, dog handlers with service dogs, explosives technicians, operational workers, dialogue Police, rescuers, medics and military personnel of the National Guard of Ukraine. Law enforcement officers will serve around the clock, there will be both stationary posts and walking routes.

During the formation, the deputy head, head of the Department of preventive activities of the State Unitary Enterprise in the Cherkasy region, Serhiy Kovalenko, briefed the law enforcement officers on the main tasks of ensuring the protection of public order.