Day of the forensic service of the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia (01/03)

Every year on March 1, in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia dated November 24, 2008 No. 1010, a professional holiday is celebrated for employees of all forensic divisions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia - the Day of the forensic service of the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

It was on March 1, 1919 that the Office of Forensic Examination was created in the criminal investigation system of Russia - the first expert unit in the internal affairs bodies of Russia. Then it was called Tsentrorozysk.

In general, the Medical Council under the Medical Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which was established in December 1803, can be considered the first forensic expert institution in the internal affairs bodies of Tsarist Russia.