Heads of The Polish Police

GENERAL JAROSŁAW SZYMCZYK

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF POLICE

Born in 1970. Has served in the Police since 1990. A graduate of the Police Academy in Szczytno and the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Wrocław. Early in 2016, he obtained a doctoral degree at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Silesia in Katowice.

Record of service in management positions:

  • Head of the Operational and Surveillance Section of the Police Station II of the District Police Headquarters in Gliwice
  • Chief of Police Station IV in Gliwice, City Police Headquarters in Gliwice
  • Deputy Chief of City Police in Gliwice
  • Chief of City Police in Gliwice
  • Provincial Police Commander in Rzeszów
  • Deputy Provincial Police Commander in Katowice
  • I Deputy Provincial Police Commander in Katowice
  • Provincial Police Commander in Kielce
  • Provincial Police Commander in Katowice
  • since 13th April 2016 – Commander-in-Chief of Police

 

MAJOR GENERAL DARIUSZ AUGUSTYNIAK

FIRST DEPUTY COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF POLICE

A graduate of the Police Academy in Szczytno and the Academy of Physical Education in Gorzów Wielkopolski. He began his police service in 1991 at the Police Station I in Ruda Śląska. He gained knowledge and expertise by serving in the prevention division.

Record of service in management positions:

  • Head of the Prevention Department of County Police Headquarters in Mikołów
  • Deputy Head of the Crisis Response Police Department in Katowice
  • Head of the Crisis Response Police Department in Katowice
  • City Police Commander in Katowice
  • City Police Commander in Piekary Śląskie
  • Chief of City Police in Gliwice
  • Provincial Police Commander in Kielce
  • from 16th November 2018 - Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Police
  • since 27th February 2019 - First Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Police

 

MAJOR GENERAL PAWEŁ DOBRODZIEJ

DEPUTY COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF POLICE

Born on May 15, 1970 in Łódź. He is a graduate of the University of Lodz and the Police Academy in Szczytno. He started his police service in 1990 at the Łódź-Polesie District Police Headquarters. Afterwards he served in the Criminal Department of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Łódź. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for the criminal division and the fight against organized crime. He held a number of executive and then managerial positions.

Record of service in management positions:

  • Deputy Head of the Department for Combating Organized Crime of the Board of the Central Investigation Bureau of the National Police Headquarters (CBŚ KGP) in Łódź
  • Head of the Department for Combating Organized Crime of the Board of the Central Investigation Bureau of the National Police Headquarters (CBŚ KGP) in Łódź
  • Head of the Board of the Central Bureau of Investigation of Police in Łódź
  • Provincial Police Commander in Lublin
  • Warsaw Metropolitan Police Commander
  • since 27th January 2021 - Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Police

 

 

 

MAJOR GENERAL TOMASZ SZYMAŃSKI

DEPUTY COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF POLICE

He was born on 15th February 1974 in Włocławek. Has served in the Police since 1994. A graduate of the Pawel Wlodkowic University College in Płock with a degree in pedagogy and Police Academy in Szczytno. He completed postgraduate studies in the field of cross-border crime at the Helena Chodkowska University of Technology and Economics

Record of service in management positions:

  • Deputy Head of the Command and Control Centre, Warsaw Metropolitan Police
  • Head of the Command and Control Centre, Warsaw Metropolitan Police
  • I Deputy of Warsaw Metropolitan Police Commander
  • since 27th February 2019 - Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Police
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