It’s been a week since the much-awaited police force has been on duty out on the capital’s streets, Ukraine Today reports.

Government authorities along with foreign partners hope that the new unit will be an example for their future colleagues who are to serve and protect in other cities across Ukraine in the near future.

Meanwhile, a huge wave of public support is something that Ukraine’s law enforcement officials have forgotten to enjoy.

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