Nikolai Petrovich Arkharov (1742–1814)
was an infantry general, chief of Moscow, Saint Petersburg and some other Governorates. He was a legend of the Russian criminal investigation.
Fyodor Fyodorovich Ertel (1768–1825)
was a Russian general of Prussian descent, a military commander at the Patriotic War of 1812, Moscow and Saint Petersburg head police master.
Ivan Dmitriyevich Putilin (1830–1893)
was the chief of the criminal investigation police in Saint Petersburg.
Vladimir Gavrilovich Filippov (1863–1923)
was an important figure at law-enforcement agencies of the Russian Empire, the chief of the criminal investigation police in Saint Petersburg in 1903–1915, actual state councillor in 1913.
Arkady Franzevich Koshko (1867–1928)
was a criminalist, detective and actual state councillor. The chief of Moscow criminal investigation police, he then supervised the entire criminal investigation of the Russian Empire. When he left Russia he became a memoir writer.
The envelopes with a commemorative stamp features the emblem of the 300th
anniversary of the Russian police and portraits of N. Arkharov, F. Ertel, I. Putilin, V. Filippov, A. Koshko.
In addition to the envelopes with a commemorative stamp, JSC Marka is to produce a special cancellation postmark for Moscow.
Design: М. Bodrova.
Circulation: 1 million copies of each value.