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23 November

The Day of Traffic Police

The first Regulation on the State Traffic Inspectorate of independent Kazakhstan was adopted by the Decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan on November 23, 1992. That was the day which is considered to be the birthday of the Trafis Police of the Republic of Kazakhstan. On January 3, 1996 the State Traffic Inspectorate was renamed the Traffic Police.

The major task of the Trafic Police is to maintainpublic order, combate crime, protect civilians against criminal offences on roads as well as guarantee road safety.

On November 1, 2013 by the Order of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan the Traffic Police was united with the Administrative Police. The agency of "universal policemen" was established.