The chest pin badge is the insignia of belonging to a special operations unit (Spetsnaz) of Russian Interior Ministry Troops.
The pin badge is made of a goldish metal with enamel in the form of a ruby red Greek cross with flared rounded ends. The cross is imposed over a slightly hollowed round shield with a laurel wreath. In the center of the cross there is a triangular elongated downward small shield with the cut upper corners. In its blue field there is a relief black silhouette of a bat.
Chest pin badge (insignia) “Inspector of Juvenile Police” was approved by the order of Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) No 633 of June 14, 2000.
The badge is awarded to the staff of the juvenile police and the centers of temporary isolation for juvenile offenders – to those who have reached the highest results in the performance of their tasks and worked continuously in the positions for at least five years.
The commemorative medal is given to the military personnel, veterans and civilian personnel of the Russian Interior Ministry’s Internal Troops, which took part in the counter-terrorist operations in the North Caucasus.
It is given for the courage, bravery, dedication, initiative and good results in the performance of the service duties and combat missions.
On the reverse side of the badge there is a screw for fastening it to a military uniform.