Журнал Viche 2013 №12

№12, 2013

Cooperation between police and people as a strategic direction of law enforcement authorities

Changes in modern Ukrainian society, in its economic, political and spiritual spheres consistently influence on the process of formation of new mutual relations between the state, its institutions and the civil society. It also concerns such state institute as law enforcement authorities. Police in Ukraine is a public organ of executive power which aim is to protect life, health, rights and freedoms of citizens, interests of the society, and the state from the security incidents, to serve a sentinel of law and order. As set in the Law of Ukraine “On Police”, the activity of this structure is built on the principles of legality, publicity, humanism, respect to people, social justice, cooperation with labour collectives, public organizations and people. Police informs the organs of power and management, people, and mass media about its activity, state of public order and arrangements which strengthen it.