Police Colonel General (Russia)

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July 6, 2022

Colonel General of Militia - the highest special rank in the internal affairs bodies of the Russian Federation in 1992-2011. (along with the ranks of Colonel General of the Internal Service and Colonel General of Justice). Established by the Decree of the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation dated December 23, 1992 No. 4202-I “On Approval of the Regulations on Service in the Internal Affairs Bodies of the Russian Federation and the Text of the Oath of an Employee of the Internal Affairs Bodies of the Russian Federation”. Canceled by Federal Law No. 4-FZ of February 7, 2011 "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation in Connection with the Adoption of the Federal Law "On Police" (came into force on March 1, 2011). Instead, a special rank was introduced colonel-general of police (colonel-generals of militia serving in the internal affairs bodies are assigned in the order of recertification in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated March 1, 2011 No. 251 “On extraordinary certification of employees of the internal affairs bodies of the Russian Federation”). In accordance with the list of positions of the highest commanding staff in the internal affairs bodies of the Russian Federation, in the Federal Migration Service, in the Bureau for Coordinating the Fight against Organized Crime and Other Dangerous Types of Crimes in the Commonwealth of Independent States and special ranks corresponding to these positions, approved by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated November 5, 2004 No. 1407 (in the last edition before changing the system of special ranks), the special rank of police colonel general could be awarded: First Deputy, Secretary of State - Deputy and Deputies of the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Head of the Department of Road Safety of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia - Chief State Inspector of Road Safety of the Russian Federation heads of departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia: public order protection, countering extremism, criminal investigation, economic security Head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the North Caucasian Federal District Head of the Academy of Management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia to the chief of the operational-poi