Valery Vassilievich Kozhokar was born on April 15, 1963 in the city of Leningrad (St. Petersburg).
In 1987, after graduating from the Leningrad State University named after A.A. Zhdanov (St. Petersburg State University) joined the internal affairs bodies.
Starting his career as an investigator of a district unit, Valery Vassilievich Kozhokar was promoted to the position of deputy chief of the administration – Chief of the Investigation Administration of the Internal Affairs Administration for the Kalininsky District of the city of St. Petersburg.
In 2008 by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation Valery Vassilievich Kozhokar was appointed to the position of Chief of the MIA of Russia GA for the Central Federal District.
On April 14, 2011 he was assigned a special rank – Lieutenant-General of Justice.
On June 11, 2011, by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, Valery Vassilievich Kozhokar was appointed Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
On June 16, 2012, by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, Valery Vassilievich Kozhokar was appointed Assistant to the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation with the assignment of a special rank – Lieutenant-General of the Police.
Since July 2017 – the Chief of the All-Russian Research Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.
He is married and has two children.
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