About Day of the Police of Bulgaria
The Day of the Police of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Ден на българската полиция) is celebrated in the country on November 8th.
The National Police Service is an independent agency of the Ministry of the Interior responsible for general law enforcement in Bulgaria.
The day commemorates the National Police Service. It was celebrated for the first time on November 21st 1924 but was interrupted after the 1944 Bulgarian coup d'état.
At the suggestion of the National Police Service in 1994, November 8th was declared a national holiday once again.
By decision of the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria on 29 January 1999, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church holiday of Saint Michael (archangel) was declared a professional holiday of the employees of the Ministry of Interior.