Former policeman takes charge of St. Petersburg police university
The Interior Minister, Police General Vladimir Kolokoltsev, introduced Colonel Alexander Travnikov to university's staff.
Former operative police Colonel Alexander Travnikov takes charge of the St. Petersburg University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. On Saturday, June 9, Head of the department Vladimir Kolokoltsev introduced the new head to the collective of the educational institution.
The introduction coincided with the University's 20th anniversary. The decree on the appointment of a new head of the university was signed on June 4 by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia notes that Travnikov graduated from the St. Petersburg University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia with a degree in "law enforcement activities."
He fell on the service in the law-enforcement bodies in 1998 from the position of an operative for the fight against property crimes of the criminal investigation department of the criminal police of the Internal Affairs Directorate of the Central District of St. Petersburg. For the next two decades, he served in the St. Petersburg divisions of the internal affairs bodies. He has state and departmental awards.
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