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KARAGANDA, Kazakhstan – Sixteen Karaganda Oblast police officers who failed performance evaluations August 2 will be fired, Zakon.kz reported August 3, quoting the oblast Internal Affairs Department (DVD) press office.
Oblast DVD personnel August 2 underwent the first session of testing by the Regional Commission for Supplemental Testing of Police Officers, the press office said. Out of 122 officers evaluated, the commission recommended promoting Text 4, keeping 99 at their present rank, and firing 16 for not meeting professional standards. The press office did not say what grade the remaining three officers received. Testing continues, the press office said.
Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev in April ordered performance evaluations for the country’s law enforcement and security personnel.