The sleeve patch is a triangular shield with beveled upper corners and a goldish edging.
In the center of the shield there is the image of a naked sword with a yellow (gold) handle, and the waving National Flag of Russia.
Key to the symbols of the sleeve insignia of the special purpose police units (OMON) of Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs:
The naked sword is a symbol of constant readiness for action (including armed) to ensure the safety of the protected persons.
The golden color of the blade of the sword is the color of purity and generosity; the maroon color on the flag is the color of the Russian Interior Ministry Special Forces, blue is the color of devotion to duty.
The motto of the Russian Interior Ministry is “Serving the Law We Serve the People”.