In 2018 from the interior Ministry fired 300 people after citizen complaints

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobanka on the sleeve of a police officer. Archival photoIn 2018 from the interior Ministry fired 300 people after citizen complaints© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

In 2018 from the interior Ministry fired 300 people after complaints of citizens, of which 65 for the loss of confidence, said the head of Ministry of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev, the TV channel «Russia-24».

«From the beginning of the year 45 thousand signals from our citizens in respect of certain reprehensible actions of law enforcement bodies of internal Affairs, we have this year fired 300 people, 65 — a loss of confidence,» he said.

According to Kolokoltseva, fired employees, for example, «protected» drug dealers. «Any such fact for us is an emergency,» — said the head of Department.

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