21 September 2017
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Majority of senior police officers in Kyiv fail re-certification

About 80% of senior police officers in Kyiv have failed to pass re-certification, said chief of the Ukrainian National Police Khatia Dekanoidze in an interview with TSN Week news program.

Photo from UNIAN
Photo from UNIAN

"A total of 13,000 law enforcement officers from Kyiv and Kyiv region have undergone a re-assessment procedure. Based on its results, 80% of Kyiv-based senior management and 70% of middle-level management of police units were dismissed. With regard to the region, the figures stand at 60% and 40%, respectively," Dekanoidze said.

National Police official believes extra-judicial punishment possible if laws don’t workAccording to her, about 13% of former police officers have lost their jobs, and 19% of the police staff in the region.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the re-certification of the police officers in Ukraine is planned to be completed by late July.

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