The key elements of the sleeve patch:
The waving tricolor National Flag of Russia. The white color means peace, purity, chastity; the blue – faith, fidelity and truth; the red – constancy, energy, strength, courage and blood shed for the Fatherland.
Abbreviations on the sleeve patch (from top to bottom) mean:
“MVD” – Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia;
“GIBDD” – State Traffic Safety Inspectorate (STSI);
“DND” – Voluntary Public Team.
The voluntary associations of citizens for law enforcement and public safety – public militias – were created to assist law enforcement and other state authorities in maintaining public order.
The main task of public inspectors of State Traffic Safety Inspectorate (STSI) is to assist the Traffic Police in the prevention and suppression of the offenses in the sphere of road safety, the prevention of road traffic injuries, supporting the image and reputation of STSI. The assistance is provided free of charge in the time free of work or study. The public inspectors operate under the direct supervision of police officers performing their tasks.
The public inspectors together with the servicemen of the Traffic Police are authorized to stop vehicles to check for driver and registration documents, participate in the propaganda of traffic rules.