On 30 November Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory address in connection with the Police Officer Day.
The address runs as follows:
"Respected officers and veterans of the Police,
On behalf of the Artsakh Republic authorities and personally myself I extend my cordial congratulations on your professional holiday.
Policemen have always enjoyed the respect of our people by their impeccable and responsible work directed to securing individual's safety, maintaining public order and public safety, prevention of crimes and offenses, their identification and detection.
High professionalism, human and moral qualities, patriotism and selfless devotion to your work and to the Motherland are certainly the main guarantee for successful implementation of this difficult job and efficient solution of the set tasks. These are the primary and obligatory preconditions for the profession of a policeman.
The state will further on do everything possible for improving your working and social conditions keeping in the spotlight the problems the system faces.
I once again congratulate all of you on the Police Officer Day wishing successes in your responsible service, peace, robust health and all the best".