The interior Ministry denied the information about the merger of police with other departments

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MOSCOW, March 30. /TASS/. The interior Ministry denies appeared in the media information about the merger of the state traffic Inspectorate with other departments. About TASS said the official representative of the Ministry Irina Wolf.

“The Russian interior Ministry does not address the issue of Association of the traffic police and any other service Agency”, – she said. Thus, said the representative of the Ministry of interior, common in some media information about the Association of a number of police units does not correspond to reality.

Informed the Internet-a resource “” reported about the possible disbanding of the police. According to the portal, in 2018, the state traffic Inspectorate will become part of the patrol. However, as explained TASS a source in law enforcement bodies, if the reform takes place, not before the end of the world Cup (July 2018). “Traffic police can be lowered to control the composition of the Main Directorate of public order of the interior Ministry, that is, cease to be an independent commander, but on ensuring that road safety is unlikely to have an effect, and in the state traffic Inspectorate can be reduction of personnel,” – said the source.

For background information on the possible reform of the traffic police by the decree of the Russian President dismissed the chief of traffic police Lieutenant General Viktor Nilov. Source TASS said that Nilavum not to renew the contract after the verification in the state traffic Inspectorate. “For several months in the state traffic Inspectorate of Russia conducted an internal inspection of service indicators, with the General-the Lieutenant of police Victor Nilavum to renew the contract did not, although he resignation was not filed,” – said the Agency interlocutor. He said that in connection with achievement of age limit (60 years) in 2015 with Nilavum by order of the President of the Russian Federation has extended the contract for a year, 8 March 2016, the contract was extended for another year.

Source TASS said that place is nil can take the head of the Department of internal Affairs across Khabarovsk territory the General – the major Mikhail Chernikov. “His candidacy is still in negotiation, decision yet”, – said the source, Recalling that the chief of police is appointed by presidential decree.