2014-12-17   
Minister of Internal Affairs met with Judo Club of MIA

Minister of Internal Affairs Aleksandre Tchikaidze along with Head of Security Police Guram Tomaradze and Chief of Tbilisi Police Main Division Giorgi Dakalishvili participated in physical training along with MIA Judo Club members and acting champions at the gym located in the Ministry and participated in sparing. The event was aimed to support Georgian sportsmen.

Under the initiative of the Minister of Internal Affairs and with the support of Security Police Department Judo Club of the Ministry of Internal Affairs was founded in May of this year. Club is mainly comprised of Judoists from the national team of Georgia who are participants of international tournaments and world championships. Sportsmen returned from Japan several days ago.

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2014-12-15
Seventh Meeting of State Commission Supporting Suppression of Distributing New Psychoactive Substances was held at MIA Academy

The Seventh Meeting of State Commission Supporting Suppression of Distributing New Psychoactive Substances was held at the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. The Commission is composed of the representatives from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs and Ministry of Finance of Georgia. The State Commission meets every month and conducts permanent monitoring over the implementation of relevant legislation and over the challenges related to new psychoactive substances in Georgia.

At the Meeting the agencies, within the scope of their competences, analyzed the situation related to illicit traffic in new psychoactive substances existing in the country. It was stated that the implementation of the legislation has been conducted effectively and a clear tendency of decreasing has been detected.

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2014-11-27
Regional training of issues of cybercrime under the organization OSCE is being held at MIA Academy

At MIA Academy training course has been started on cyber-crime issues, organized by the OSCE. The event was opened by the Head of International Relations Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. In the training representatives of MIA Academy, Central Criminal Police Department, Division for the Fight against cybercrime of the same Department, Forensic Main Division, Operative-Technical Department and representatives of National Police of the Republic of Armenia took part. Training is led by the Austrian experts. The course aims to strengthen capacity building of investigators and to enhance regional cooperation. Training will last for 2 days at MIA Academy.

In 2012 Georgia joined European Council Convention on the fight against cybercrime. In the same year division for the fight against cybercrime was created at Central Criminal Police Department.

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2014-11-26
Pupils of public school N150 got familiarized with social campaign of MIA against domestic violence

Within the frames of the social campaign launched by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and for informing youth on domestic violence in a better way, informative meeting was held in public school N150.

Pupils were informed on the campaign by working group, comprised of representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Ministry of Education and Science, members of which are: head of Patrol Police Faculty of Professional Training Division Nodar Saakashvili, Head of General Education Management and Development Department of the Ministry of Education and Science Nino Kvitaishvili, Deputy head of Administration of the Ministry of Education and Science Ekaterine Kentchadze, head of inclusive education development division Ekaterine Dgebuadze and representatives of “National network for the Protection from Violence” non-governmental organization Manana Purtskhvanidze.

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2014-11-25
Deputy Minister and US Ambassador opened seminar on “Indirect Interrogation of Victims and Witnesses and Interrogation of Suspects of Domestic Violence”

Deputy Minister Levan Izoria, US Ambassador Richard Norland and Rector of MIA Academy Nukri Gelashsvili officially opened the seminar –“Indirect Interrogation of Victims and Witnesses and Interrogation of Suspects of Domestic Violence”.

The ceremony was also attended by Tracy Newel, the head of the US Embassy’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law-enforcement Affairs office (INL), Senior Advisor in Police Affairs- Michael Turner and Advisor in Police Matters- Michael Willson as well as representatives of US Embassy, MIA Academy, Prosecutor’s Office, Ministry of Corrections and Investigative Unit of the Ministry of Finances. The Seminar was initiated by US Embassy’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law-enforcement Affairs Office (INL).

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