The Verkhovna Rada adopted the Law on the National Police

The Verkhovna Rada at the evening meeting, on 2 July adopted the Law "On the National police" (government bill No. 2822).

The law defines the legal basis for the organization and activities of the National Police of Ukraine, the powers of the police, the order of service in NP. The system of the National Police will be the Central management body of the National Police and the territorial bodies of NP.
According to the Law in the NP will function:

- the judicial police;
- patrol police;
- police protection;
- special police;
- police special purpose;
- research institutions and institutions of support.

"Police officers will receive the ID and personal badge number which will be placed on the uniform. The law defines the basic powers of the National Police, the types of police measures, the application of non-lethal weapons, police duties, etc." - says the head of the Legal Department of the NGO "Community Development" (“Rozvytok Hromady”) Andriy Balubash.