All around the worldpolice corruption is a big problem, meaning that the law enforcement officers abusethe power they get for their own personally need, there are many types of corruptionin the police force, it can involve one person or a group of people. In Russia,they face the problem of police corruption, Russia is high on the list of corruptionsranked 131st country out of 176 on the corruption perception index list,because of that the Russian citizens don’t trust the police as of the bad lawsstate in the country and them not knowing their rights so they must stand upfor them self. Russia facing this problem, the country is affected negatively butslowly as the time goes on there are improving the police force.
Russia the is biggestcountry in the world it takes up 49% of earths 149 million square kilometers,its population is 144.3 million as of 2016 meaning that Russia is a big countryto keep track of, so having a good law enforcement is a must to control the citizens.In Russia, there is federal law enforcement which takes on the responsibilitiesof a variety of different agencies, the current primary law enforcement is the Russianpolice which operates by the Law of Police, which is approved by the federal assemblywhich also helps sign laws. The year of 1718in Petersburg was when the first police force was created in Russia, not solong after the first police forces was made, Moscow created their own policeforce.
As the time went by the there has been riots caused by the police force,and one of the riots caused by the the police force which was a fight betweenthe police and gendarmes (an armed police officer in France) marked the initialoutbreak of the February Revolution (Oleinik, 2003). The police became the maintarget of the revolutionaries and many were killed, as of that the police RussianEmpire was dissolved.