Division of Internal Affairs

One of the largest organizations of the Russian judicial system is the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Interior, headed by Colonel-General Vladimir Kolokoltsev police.Employees of the Ministry of Interior as the years of service given the special title of one of three possible categories - police, justice and internal service.The initial in all three categories is private.Maximum - is not assigned to anyone else the rank of general of police of the Russian Federation.

Special ranks of police of the Russian Federation can only get adult citizens of Russia, went to work in law-enforcement bodies and received a nomination for one of the posts or officers of the ordinary.In acco
rdance with the Federal Law on the Police, these titles are almost identical special military.Two exceptions - no corporals and marshals, and the highest rank - General of Police of the Russian Federation.The main difference from similar military ranks - spoken and written additional noun - "Police".


youngest of five employees of possible compositions is private.There are no ordinary police insignia.The exceptions are the only students of educational institutions, on the shoulder straps of which is the letter "K".For junior officers of concern sergeants, petty officers and warrant officers of the police.At first on the shoulder straps are arranged strips ('s stripes) - two, three, or one wide, respectively, indicating a junior sergeant, sergeant and senior sergeant of police.

police sergeant on the shoulder straps one long vertical strip.Ensign police can be distinguished by two small vertical sprockets, the senior police ensign of the three stars.Middle commanding staff is simultaneously the first officer.It includes virtually disappeared in the Russian army junior lieutenants (one small star), and the lieutenant (two horizontal star), Senior lieutenant (three) and capital (four).All straps held a vertical bar - the so-called clearance.

Big stars have

senior commanding staff (two lumen), there are three possible rank officers - Major, Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel.Shoulder straps of the first of them have a secondary star, the second they are two, and the third - with three stars.For senior officers of the police, as well as in the armed forces, the generals are wearing big stars without gaps.In Major-General one star from Lieutenant-General of the two, at the Colonel-General - three.Finally, the general police of the Russian Federation of four stars.All decals are arranged vertically.