As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainska Pravda, this was announced by Ukraine's Interior Minister Arsen Avakov at a Cabinet report meeting. He said that the first step in Interior Ministry's reforming was the new patrol police. According to Avakov, after Kyiv, Odesa and Lviv, new patrol officers will appear in other cities:
Sept. 26 - Kharkiv;
December - Mykolaiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Uzhhorod, Mukacheve, Lutsk, and Khmelnytskyi;
until the end of the year, more competitions will take place in Ternopil, Kherson, Chernivtsi, Sumy, Chernihiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Poltava, Kramatorsk, Slaviansk, Severodonetsk, Rivne, Cherkasy, Kirovohrad, Zaporizhia, Kryvyi Rih, and Mariupol.
Moreover, highway patrol police is to be set up in the near future, Kyiv-Zhytomyr highway to be the first to see it followed by Kyiv-Lviv and Kyiv-Kharkiv highways. City district police will also be restaffed with new officers.