Today, Deputy-Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Police Colonel-General Arkady Gostev introduced to the staff of the MIA of Russia GA for the Altai Territory the new Chief. Major-General of the Police Andrey Podolyan was appointed to this position by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of August 28, 2018.
The event was also attended by the Acting Governor of the Altai Territory Viktor Tomenko, the leadership of the Altai Regional Legislative Assembly, law enforcement bodies of the region, the Regional Council of Veterans of Internal Affairs, as well as the Public Council.
Prior to his appointment, Andrey Anatolyevich Podolyan served for more than three years as deputy chief of the MIA of Russia GA for the Volgograd Region, the Chief of the Police. It should be noted that Andrey Podolyan started service in the internal affairs bodies in 1991 in Altai. And then for many years his official biography was connected with the Altai Territory.
In his speech, Arkady Gostev noted that the new Chief had a great practical and professional experience: “He is your fellow countryman, and, as they say, he has gone through all the stages of service in the internal affairs bodies starting with an ordinary policeman of the Police Patrol Service. Subsequently, he gained wide experience working in criminal investigation units, in the subdivisions for combating organized crime, and also economic crimes”.
The Deputy-Minister thanked the leadership of the region for the effective implementation of law enforcement programs on the territory of the region and stressed the importance of their implementation in the future. He wished Andrey Anatolyevich, successful work in the region, based on the interaction with all branches of power, law enforcement bodies and the public.
In response, Andrey Podolyan thanked the leadership of the country and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the high confidence he was given, and assured those present that the potential of the region's police will allow it to fulfill all the tasks at the highest level.
At the end of the event, Arkady Gostev presented awards to police officers of the Altai Territory who had achieved high results in the service.
Police Major-General Andrey Anatolyevich Podolyan started his service in the internal affairs bodies in 1991 as a policeman of the patrol and inspection service of the Internal Affairs Division of the Rubtsovsky District Executive Committee of the Altai Territory, and then was transferred to the operational work at the criminal investigation unit.
In 1993 he graduated from the Altai State University with a degree in Law.
Since 1999 - Deputy Chief of the Division for Combating the Organized Crime in the city of Rubtsovsk.
In 2001, he was appointed Chief of the Division for Combating the Organized Crime in the city of Biysk of the Administration for Combating the Organized Crime of the MIA of RUSSIA GA for the Altai Territory.
In the period from 2005 to 2008 he was the Chief of the Division for Combating Economic Crimes of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Republic of Altai.
From 2008 to 2011, he was the Chief of the Administration for Combating Economic Crimes of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Republic of Altai.
Since 2011 - Deputy Chief of the criminal police of the MIA of Russia GA for the Perm Territory, in the same year he was appointed Deputy Chief of the police (for operational work) at the MIA of Russia GA for the Perm Territory.
From March 2015 to August 2018 he held the position of Deputy Chief of the MIA of Russia GA for the Volgograd Region, the Chief of the Police.
In August 2018, by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation, he was appointed Chief of the MIA of Russia GA for the Altai Territory.
He was awarded the medal “For Courage”, and a number of departmental awards.
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