In 27 years of independence of Ukraine killed 1 108 law enforcement officers when performing official duties. This was announced by the head of the National police of Ukraine Sergey Knyazev at a briefing after the Kharkiv commemorated the deceased on 20 August the police. The broadcast led the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
“Over the years of independence died 1108 law enforcement officers, protecting the rights and freedoms of citizens. In order to on the streets were all peacefully, children could run and play, the society should understand that the law enforcement system is the only reliable and indispensable organ that provides public order and constitutional order of the state. Unfortunately, daily anti-crime leads to losses among law enforcement officers,” he said.
Note that on Wednesday, August 22, in Kharkov honoured memory of the deceased during the shooting of the police on 20 August.
It was reported that the deceased was Dmitry Kiriyenko. Bullets hit him in the side, to the place where you fastened the vest. The patrol police managed to disarm the assailant. They claim that the attacker was in a state of alcoholic intoxication.
Police are investigating three versions of what happened at the Kharkov city Council – attack because of the actions of the authorities, mental illness of the shooter or disorderly conduct.