Aleksandr Gorovoy chaired a meeting of the MIA of Russia Operational Headquarters for Prevention of Offenses

Today, the Russian MIA held a meeting of the MIA Operational Headquarters for prevention of offenses under the chairmanship of the First Deputy-Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Police Colonel-General Aleksandr Gorovoy.

The event was attended by chiefs of divisions of the Central Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia and in videoconferencing mode - by chiefs of territorial bodies of the department and representatives of the supreme bodies of executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in charge of law enforcement.

Aleksandr Gorovoy discussed with the meeting participants a number of topical issues, including the development of the law enforcement segment of the “Safe City” hardware and software complex, designed to increase the public and personal security of citizens and their protection from threats of various kinds.

The First Deputy-Minister noted that the mentioned system provided invaluable assistance and was an effective tool both for preventing offenses and solving crimes. In this regard, together with the executive authorities of the regions, it is necessary to concentrate the efforts of the authorities on the qualitative and quantitative expansion of the network of surveillance cameras in public places.

Another issue on the meeting’s agenda was the discussion of the implementation in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation of the federal project “Road Safety”, which is part of the national project “Safe and high-quality roads”.

Complying with the decisions of the project committee on the national project, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia has developed target figures for reducing the mortality from automobile accidents in each region, but the main goal for all the regions is the reduction of mortality in road accidents by 3.5 times by 2024.

In addition, the national project provides for equipping the traffic police units with new patrol cars; it is planned to put at the service of the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate instruments controlling the condition of roads and vehicles.

Addressing the heads of territorial bodies and representatives of the executive authorities of the regions, Aleksandr Gorovoy also stressed the importance of special attention to raising the legal awareness of road users and developing their sustainable road safety skills.

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