For courage and heroism in 2015 awarded 215 officers of the MIA of Russia

MOSCOW, 12 February. For courage and heroism in 2015 awarded 215 officers of the MIA of Russia. About it has informed journalists the head a press-services of internal troops (VV) the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Vasily Panchenkov.

On the national delegate meeting of officers of the MIA of Russia in all regions of the country have sent more than 500 officers. The purpose of the event is exchange of experience in the maintenance of military discipline, law and order, and the transfer of experience in the education and training of the personnel of internal troops.

“In 2015, for the courage, heroism and faithful performance of military duty 215 officers were awarded state awards. Every fourth crime was stopped by officers. Among the 108 servicemen of internal troops of the MIA of Russia, awarded the title of Hero of Russia, 65 officers,” said Panchenkov.

According to him, currently in the internal troops there are about 27 thousand officers, including more than 10 thousand senior officers and 16 thousand, Jr. About 1.4 thousand officers were women.

“The level of staffing officers in the MIA of Russia is consistently maintained in the range of 97-98%. More than 300 officers of the internal troops have a degree,” said Panchenkov.