Commercialization of militia service activities: opinion of officers
Опубликовано на портале: 14-12-2004
"Commercialization of militia service activities: officers' opinion"
(by Ol'ga Kolennikova, Leonid
Kosals, and Rosalina Ryvkina
sets fort results of a study among militia officers in 8 regions of
Russia in 2001. The goal of survey has been a clarification of militia officers'
opinion about their (and their collegues') search for extra income sources. The paper
deals with deformations in interrelations of militia officers with business communities,
with executive bodies, criminal structures and population. Statistical analyzis has
disclosed that commercialization of militia services, that is militia officer's activities
for the sake of extra income, both forbidden by "The Law on Militia" and criminally
prosecuted (bribes etc.) has caused no astonishment among respondents.