Deputy head of MIA General Administration in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region to become Kolokoltsev’s deputy
The Presidential Administration received the submitting on the appointment of Lieutenant General of Police Sergey Umnov to the post of Deputy Minister of the Interior Affairs on January 10.
Head of the MIA General Administration in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region Sergey Umnov is stepping down. According to St. Petersburg publications, he is to be promoted to the position of deputy minister of the Interior Affairs of Russia. The Presidential Administration received the corresponding submitting on January 10. The final decision on the appointment should be made by the President of the Russian Federation. This is reported by Sankt-Peterburg TV channel.
Sergey Umnov was born in 1964. He has served in the internal affairs bodies since 1986, beginning his work as a policeman in the patrol service of Leningrad. Umnov worked in the criminal investigation for 11 years. In 2012, he was appointed head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Leningrad region. His predecessor, Mikhail Sukhodolsky, was dismissed in connection with scandal surrounding the murder of 15-year-old Nikita Leontyev at the St. Petersburg police station.