Translated by machine translator
A. Ruka portrets

Armands Ruks

Chief of the State police
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2008. – 2011. Master's diploma, the degree of a master of social sciences in law science, qualification level - second academic degree (Latvian Police College (01.09.2008 - 30.12.2009), University of Latvia (01.02.2010 - 30.01.2011);

2003. – 2007. Legal diploma, legal qualification, second level vocational higher education, corresponding to the fifth level of professional qualification (Latvian Police College);

1996. – 1998. Diploma of vocational training of the college, qualification of the average commanding officer of the police (Latvian Police College);

1993. – 1996. Secondary education attestation (Gymnasium).


Work experience

From 14.10.2020. Chief of State Police;

2002. – 2020. State Police Central Criminal Police Board;

2000. - 2002. Inspector of the Chief Police Office of the City of Riga, in Chapter 26;

1999. – 2000. Inspector of the police station of the Northern District of Riga City Police.


Teaching experience

2016 - currently lecturer of the Law Faculty of Riga Stradiņš University;

2013 - currently lecturer of the Law Department of the State Police College;

2018 Business University Turba lecturer of Law Faculty Ltd.


Knowledge of foreign languages

Russian C2, English B1.