Established on June 16, 1997
The Association “Employees of the Ministry of Interior, who worked and are working against organized crime” was established on June 16, 1997. Its members are 1250 former and current anti-terrorists, magistrates, businessmen, journalists. The average age of the participants is 38-45 years. Nearly 90% of them have higher education, 5% are students. Half of the members speak more than one foreign language. 22 have scientific degrees and titles, and over 60 have held senior positions in the Ministry of Interior and the state administration. Others specialize in Western Europe and the United States in various practices in the fight against organized crime. The program of the association includes 9 projects aimed at supporting the legal actions of human rights and law enforcement agencies, civil control in protecting the rights, interests and property of citizens.