On Thursday, 24 March, Prime Minister of
Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk together with the Minister of Internal
Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov
and Chairman of the National Police of Ukraine Khatia Dekanoidze
took part in the oath taking ceremony of
the patrol police officers in Boryspil.
On this day 171 new patrol officers
will start patrolling the streets. The
city of Boryspil
will be policed by 12 brigades, including the
There are eight anti-terror operation participants
among the new police officers of Boryspil,
in particular, Vitalii Gorkun – "the
who fought for Donetsk airport, participated in the liberation of Slavyansk, and
was awarded by the Order For Courage
of III degree.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted that Boryspil was the 19th town in
which the new patrol police service was triggered.
The Head of Government
stressed that the new police undertook “a very difficult and
responsible mission – to protect the rights and freedoms of man and citizen, to
protect peace in their hometown and to instil a feeling of safety in every
family, every person."
appealed to the new patrol officers: "You have made the decision
to serve the Ukrainian people. Your responsibility, your decision to protect people,
your strength and your belief in doing the right thing, are determinant
for the future of each of you and the future of the Ukrainian police in
general. Protect Borispil, protect its citizens, and perform your