Moscow: New head of Criminal Investigation Department appointed
The Department will be headed by Major-General Sergey Kuzmin.
Major-General of Police Sergey Kuzmin became the new head of the Criminal Investigation Department of the capital's Chief Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. This is reported on the agency's website.
In addition, a new head was appointed in the department for control of drug trafficking of the Moscow’s MIA Directorate – Major-General Yuri Devyatkin. Colonel of Internal Service Andrey Gluzdakov became the head of the Fourth Department of the MIA.
The head of the MIA Department for Moscow, Oleg Baranov, introduced the new leadership to the employees today and emphasized their professionalism, integrity and commitment.
It is to be recalled that lately, the personnel reshuffle takes place in the Moscow Criminal Investigation Department on regular basis. For instance, in April of last year, Major-General Alexander Bynenko became the interim head of the Moscow Criminal Investigation Department. Before him, the Department was temporarily headed by Aleksander Polovinka.
About the fact that Kuzmin may become a new head of the Moscow Criminal Investigation Department Moskovsky Komsomolets wrote in September of 2017 with reference to a source in the MIA.
From the second half of 2016, as Kommersant wrote at the time, at the Department a restructuring was going on. It included the abolition of the Federal Service for Control over Drug Trafficking, whose functions were transferred to the MIA.