Policia e kosovës
Policija Kosova / Kosovo Police

General Director of Kosovo Police

Gazmend Hoxha
Director of the Police of the Republic of Kosovo

Gazmend Hoxha was born on 27.07.1977 in the village Korroticë e Epërme, works and lives in Pristina together with his family.

He joined the Kosovo Police in the first generations, respectively third generation in 2000.

In 2000, he started working at police station no. 4 (South) in Pristina as a police officer in a patrol unit, to further continue his police career in various and important police positions, at the local and central level in high management positions.

On June 2002, as a result of his work, commitments and positive results, he successfully completed the tests and got promoted to the rank of sergeant, being assigned to the position of shift supervisor at the Jugu police station (former station no. 4).

In 2003, after successfully completing the tasks and tests, he got promoted to the rank of lieutenant and then assigned to the position of shift chief, at the same police station.

After a few months, by decision of the Directorate of Personnel of the DPP, he was appointed to the position of the chief of operations at the police station “North” in Pristina.

On January 2005, he was promoted to the rank of captain, where he was appointed to the position of commander to the police station “North”, to move on as a commander of the police station “South” in Pristina within the same year.

On January 2006, he got promoted to the rank of major and appointed to the position of Deputy Regional Director for Investigations in the Regional Directorate of Gjilan, where he worked for two years from November 2006 to December 2008.

On December 2008, Major Gazmend Hoxha was appointed to the position of director of the Directorate of Special Units.

On May 2009, he was appointed to the position of regional director at DRP Ferizaj.

On March 2010, he was appointed to the position of head of the Department Against Organized Crime.

From September 2011, major Gazmend Hoxha, by decision of the Minister of Internal Affairs, was appointed Acting Assistant General Director for Investigations, a position he held until June 2012.

In 2012, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel through a process that was organized by the DPD.

From 2019, he was promoted to the rank of colonel in the position of director of the Division of Public Security 2019-2020.

From 2020-2023, he is in the position of director of the Department of Operations at the General Directorate of KP.

Colonel Gazmend Hoxha has successfully managed all operations of Kosovo Police in which he wav involved, including the most sensitive ones, such as:

The operation on registration plates, September – October 2021.

Operation against cryptocurrencies.

Operation on closing the illegal routes.

Construction of border police stations.

The operation against the illegal referendum of Serbia – illegal Serbian elections.

Planning the operations for the implementation of reciprocity according to the decisions of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo.

Colonel Hoxha has completed high school and academic level, he graduated at the Faculty of Law at the University of Pristina, and successfully completed his Master’s degree in criminal law. Currently he is pursuing his doctoral studies at the Faculty of Security in Skopje.

He was a lecturer at the Kosovo Academy for Public Safety and at the University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj.

He has a good command of foreign languages, speaks English and Serbian fluently and understands French above average.

Colonel Gazmend Hoxha has attended many trainings organized by the Kosovo Police as he participated in many trainings abroad as well, such as Germany, USA, Marshall Center, Turkey, Finland, France, Hungary, Romania, Belgium, Croatia, Austria, etc.

Some of the trainings include the training on command skills, change management in organizations, police leadership, strategic planning and management, conflict training, time and team management, etc.

He has been the leader and coordinator of the process of drafting several KP strategies, such as: Intelligence-led Policing, Community Policing, as well as the leader of the group for the drafting of the Strategic Development Plan of the KP.

He also participated in many study visits, workshops, seminars, conferences, meetings, where he represented the Kosovo Police with great dignity and high professionalism.

Colonel Gazmend Hoxha comes from an educated family with an average economic status, origin from the village of Korroticë e Epërme – municipality of Drenas.

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