More than 190 special forces soldiers receive state awards on police day
Yakutia 24 TV channel: Today, April 1, Special Police Department celebrates the regional unit formation.
According to the agency, the detachment was responsible for safety and security in 62 public events, completed about 100 tasks for the detection of explosives and devices, took part in 80 special operations for the operational search, investigation and surveillance in 2019.
During the whole existence, the Department carried out 31 service and combat missions to the North Caucasus region.
The Yakutians, showing courage, earned respect by protecting the rule of law in Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan, North Ossetia-Alania, and the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic areas.
On a festive day, eight fighters were awarded medals of the 1st degree Merit Order, 49 awarded medals of the Merit Order to the Fatherland of the 2nd degree, 17 employees were awarded the Orders of Courage, 42 employees were awarded the medals of Courage.