The Issue of Abolishment of the Mobile Gendarmerie Platoon in 1921 Cover Image

1921’de seyyar jandarma müfrezelerinin ilgasi meselesi
The Issue of Abolishment of the Mobile Gendarmerie Platoon in 1921

Author(s): İsmet Türkmen, Betül Tekinsoy
Subject(s): Security and defense, Military policy, Interwar Period (1920 - 1939)
Published by: Kastamonu Üniversitesi
Keywords: Gendarmerie; Turkish Grand National Assembly; Security;

Summary/Abstract: The first initiative of the Government of the National Assembly of the Grand National Assembly, the first year of the National Struggle, the consolidation of administrative and political authority in Anatolia, aimed at the effective handling of security measures. During this period, the Gendarmerie was the priority of the Assembly. In this respect, the Gendarmerie Organization, which is deprived of qualified commander and ranking personnel, has become a necessity again. The Parliamentary Government, seeking a solution to this situation, “The Law on the Establishment of Mobile Gendarmerie Detachments” was received. Number of 5 “Infantry, Cavalry Class, Gendarmerie Platoon Formation of Gendarmerie Plates” and was adopted on June 7, 1920. When the law was put into practice, the fact that the mobile gendarmerie units were in the hands of the military authority had experienced difficulties in the administrative and political spheres as expected. The newly established mobile gendarmerie organization, although under the command of the National Defense Act. in addition, there were regular gendarmerie units under the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Following the parliamentary meetings, the proposal of Bolu Mufti Yusuf İzzet Pasha and his accompanying deputies resulted in the regulation of the issuance of the rural security works to the gendarmerie attached to the Ministry of Interior.

  • Issue Year: 4/2020
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 125-135
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Turkish