The Republic of Srpska Ministry of the Interior

POLICE DIRECTOR


POLICE DIRECTOR

Mr SiniÜa KostreÜeviŠ ,was born on 14 May 1980 in Banja Luka, where he finished the Secondary School of Internal Affairs in 1999. In the same year, he started his career in ╚elinac PS, and then enrolled Higher School of Internal Affairs. After the graduation in 2002, Mr KostreÜeviŠ was deployed to the then Banja Luka Public Security Centre. In 2004, he became a commander of LaktaÜi Police Station. Three years later, he graduated from the Faculty of Internal Affairs, continued his professional training, and completed his specialist studies in 2013. In 2011, he was deployed to the Crime Police Administration first as the head of the Division for countering organised crime, and then he became the head of the Unit for countering organized crime and corruption. In 2013, he was promoted to the post of the head of the newly established Service for countering organized crime and corruption ľ deputy to the head of the Crime Police Administration. Starting from 2015, he was working for two years on the post of deputy head to the newly established Administration for countering terrorism and extremism. In December 2016, he became the head of Crime Police Administration, and he remained on this position until the beginning of 2019. On 1 August 2020, Mr KostreÜeviŠ was appointed police director, after being an expert advisor to the Minister of the Republic of Srpska Ministry of the Interior. While performing various activities at the Ministry, both the organizational units he managed and he himself were rewarded by the Ministry and international organisations for numerous operational actions he managed. Mr SiniÜa KostreÜeviŠ is married and a father of two children.

Contact

+387 51 334-310
+387 51 334-309
direktor@mup.vladars.net
Bulevar Desanke MaksimoviŠ; Street 4, 78000 Banja Luka


OBLIGATIONS OF THE POLICE DIRECTOR


The Police Director manages all police activities as a manager of the internal operative affairs at the Ministry of Interior of Republic of Srpska, performs, organises, directs and controls police affairs according to the Law on Police and Internal Affairs. For his work he responds to the Minister of the Internal Affairs and the Government of Republic of Srpska.

  • monitor and analyze the security affairs, and especially affairs which cause the crime occurance and development;
  • direct, harmonise and control the work of the basic and internal organisational units that he directly manages or indirectly through competent managers;
  • manage the most complicated police activities and in accordance to them organise, unite and direct the police work, and the activities of the nonoperative lines of work in the function of the operative needs as well;
  • issue the decision on working positions of police officers, managers of the internal organisational units in the Ministry of Interior and other police officers;
  • sugesst the financial plan for the needs of the police officers;
  • organise the strategy preparation, working program, information, analyses, reports and other materials from the police jurisdiction and
  • report the Minister regulary on achieved measures and police activities.

DEPUTY POLICE DIRECTOR


Contact

+387 51 334-310
+387 51 334-309
Bulevar Desanke MaksimoviŠ Street 4, 78000 Banja Luka


OBLIGATIONS OF THE DEPUTY POLICE DIRECTOR


Directly organizes, manages and supervises the activities of the organizational units within the organizational unit of the Police Director, organizes daily and periodic meetings, suggests concrete measures and takes care of the cooperation with other organizational units within the Ministry. He supervises and analyzes the justifications for using coercive measures and makes the assessment on how justified the justifications delivered by the heads of the basic organizational units are. He assists the Police Director in all the activities related to his mandate, replaces the director in case of his absence or inability to attend certain events and, if necessary, performs other activities set by the police director.


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