After 64 years since its formation, private security became one of the largest power structures of our country, which this year became part of Regardie. Only in Moscow the staff of private security has more than 9 thousand employees, every day on the streets of the capital leaving more than 450 patrol autocrews service, where staff keep order, respond to an offense and are involved in the detention of criminals.
photo: Mikhail Kovalev
A little history: 29 October 1952, the Council of Ministers of the USSR was created departmental outer guard security (vnso) under the Ministry of internal Affairs. It was composed of a small number of employees in police uniform, whose duties included the protection of small properties.
Today, employees of private security functions is much more serious. So, in the capital they provide anti-terrorist protection of objects of special importance. They include government buildings, city hall, broadcasting, airports of international importance, hydraulic engineering constructions, buildings and structures of transport infrastructure. Under protection of private security are the objects of historical and cultural heritage – museums, archives, and financial-credit, educational, medical institutions, and more.
In addition, private security staff enforce public order during carrying out mass cultural and sports events in Moscow, deter and prevent crimes and offences. Only this year, thanks to the private security staff foiled 2318 crimes, 460 of which – heavy and especially heavy. Solved 7 burglaries detected 92 of the vehicle, are wanted.
However, the primary goal of private security, still, remains the protection of property owners. To date, about 200 thousand apartments, more than 1,500 country houses and cottages, as well as more than 250 units of private vehicles Muscovites are equipped with modern alarm systems, with the connection to the remote centralized protection.
“In recent years the range of services of Management of private security of the city of Moscow has been steadily expanding, which allows to make the service more effective in combating and preventing various forms of crime and delinquency. Thanks to modern technical equipment the police have the ability to monitor the operational situation in the city, and in the case of the signal “alarm”, immediately respond to it. Employees of the private security troops of the national guard professionals providing law and order in the city, they protect the peace of residents of the capital”, – noted in a press-service of Management of private security of the city of Moscow.