Colonel Andrzej Pecka has become the new director of the Prison Service – announced the Ministry of Justice. He replaced General Jacek Kitliński, who was dismissed from his position at the end of December by the decision of Prime Minister Donald Tusk.
Prime Minister Donald Tusk at the request of the Minister of Justice Adam Bodnar appointed colonel on Friday Andrzej Pecka for the position of director of the Prison Service – it was announced Ministry of Justice.
According to the Ministry of Justice, Colonel Andrzej Pecka has been associated with the SW since August 1, 1992. “In the first years of his professional career, he served as an educator at the Remand Center in Kraków and Radom. After completing his legal counsel training, for many years he was associated with the Legal Office of the Central Board of the Prison Service, where he worked as a legal counsel,” the Ministry of Justice said in a statement.
On January 1, 2011, he was appointed advisor to the Director General of the Prison Service, and then he was the Director General’s plenipotentiary for counteracting corruption. In 2015-2016, Colonel Andrzej Pecka served as the deputy director general of the Military Service, and then continued his service as an advisor. In May 2020, he received the degree of Doctor of Laws.
Colonel Andrzej Pecka replaced General Jacek Kitliński, who was dismissed from the position of Director General of the Prison Service at the end of December by the decision of Prime Minister Donald Tusk.
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