Deputy General Director of KP

Deputy General Director of Police for Operations

Samedin Mehmeti was born in Prishtinë in 1972. He finished his primary education in his hometown then he continued the 3 years secondary school in the then police school in Vushtrri, while the 4-th year in Prishtina.   
He finished his university studies with excellent success in the Faculty of Law in Prishtina, while the post-graduate and Master degree in the Faculty of Criminology in the University of Sarajevo, continuing further with the PhD studies in the European University of Tirana. He defended Master and PhD theses in different specifics related to the field of terrorism.
Samedin Mehmeti has a long and prosperous career in the security section, respectively in the police activity serving in various positions, initially as a patrol officer in the police station “North”, then as a murder investigator in the Prishtina region. As a supervisor, in the tactical level, respectively in the rank of police sergeant he served as a chief of the shift in the police station “Center” in Prishtina. In the operational management level, with the rank of Lieutenant, he served in the position of deputy commander in the police station “South”, and in the rank of captain he served as a Commander of the police station “North” in Prishtina. After the promotion, in the strategic level with the rank of Major, he initially served in the position of deputy Director of Operations then as a leader of the unit of Transition of police competencies from UNMIK to Kosovo Police. In the rank of Lieutenant Colonel he served in the position of the Director of Administration within the Department of Border Police.
Besides the experience in Police, Samedin Mehmeti also is experienced in the field of international security. For several years Mr. Mehmeti worked in the United Nations Security Department as well as in the UN Mission in Afghanistan.
Upon returning from the Mission in Afghanistan, Samedin Mehmeti worked in the position of the Head of Internal Disciplinary Committee as well as in the position of the Director of the Road Traffic Division, in the General Directorate of Kosovo Police. 
In the aspect of the professional development, he attended various programs related to the field of security in general and terrorism in particular. It is worth mentioning: the Course on managing of critical incidents; The Training on security of activities and international summits, in the National Academy of Turkish Police in Ankara, The Executive Programe of Advanced Studies of Security as well as the Specialized Program on Combating Terrorism, in the College of International Studies and Security in the Marshall Center in Garmishpartenkirchen-Germany; The Program related to the international right in the conflict at Europa-Universitat Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany;  the Program of operational and strategic planning of armed forces, organized by Cranfeld University-Defence Academy of United Kingdom –  London; The Program of adviser and analyst by Kings Collage – University of London, as well as many training and programs of this field.

Besides the security area, his prosperous career was also developed in the academic world. Mr. Mehmeti for several years has been engaged in honorary as a lecturer in the Security Faculty in “ISPE” college in Prishtina, where he still keeps lecturing the security subjects in the Faculty of Public Safety in the Kosovo Academy for Public Safety in Vushtrri, where he currently has an honorary contract.
He published and presented various scientific research papers from the field of security in various magazines and scientific conferences of International recension, including also the co-authored book “Encyclopedia of Southeast Europe police organizations” published by the publishing house “Springer” in USA.

Dejan Janković - Deputy General Director for resources, Kosovo Police

Dejan Janković started his law enforcement career in September 2000 as a patrol police officer of Kosovo Police Service in Štrpce police station. During his work in station he worked in several units and positions (investigation, community police unit, patrol shift leader, etc).  With promotions Mr. Jankovic has worked in various positions; sergeant – shift supervisor 2001-2002, lieutenant- deputy station commander 2002-2003. 

With rank of captain he becomes station commander in 2003 with task to prepare station for transition from UNMIK to KPS. With same duty he was redeployed to the Gnjilane police station as a deputy station commander and after successful transition he becomes Chef of Regional Traffic Unit in Gnjilane where he stays until 2004.

For one year he was back in Strpce to reorganize police station and to improve functionality, multiethnic relation and professional behavior. In October 2004 he was promoted to the rank of Major.

In beginning of 2005 he started to work on project of creating new (sixth) regional command in Uroševac, were shortly after he become Deputy Regional Commander for Administration and promoted in rank of Lieutenant Colonel 

In September 2005 Jankovic was promoted to the rank of Colonel and he gets position of Regional Commander in Gnjilane. Unfortunately he didn’t stay long on that position because he survives an ambushed attack going back from duty by unknown perpetrators but he received injuries that were not life-threatening. 

After Mr. Jankovic is recovered, in February 2006 he becomes Deputy Minister in newly established Ministry of Internal Affairs, where he stayed until January 2008.

Mr. Jankovic returns to the Kosovo Police Service in the Directorate for Policy Analises and finally in February 2009 he was appointed on the position of Deputy General Director, of Kosovo Police.

Mr. Jankovic graduated from the Bachelor level at "Union" Busines Menagement, and academic studies Master he graduated in 2015.

Mr. Jankovic graduated from the College of International Security Studies "Leaders of the 21st Century", the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany, in 2004;

Also in the same center he graduated in the Senior Executive Program in 2007;

Has successfully completed a series of professional training, also took part in various seminars and scientific conferences.

Mr. Jankovic received Medal of Valor from Kosovo Police Service in 2006 as well Medal Semper Fidelis in 2012.

He lives in Štrpce with his wife and three children. 

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