The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko awarded the title “Honored lawyer of Ukraine” the head of the National police Sergey Knyazev. This is stated in the decree No. 238, dated 24 Aug.
“To assign the title “Honored lawyer of Ukraine” Knyazev Sergey Nikolaevich – Chairman of the National police of Ukraine, General of the police of the 2nd rank”, – is spoken in the text of the decree.
The same title Poroshenko gave the head of the legal Department of the National police, Vladimir Zhidenko.
Sergey Knyazev has higher legal education. He defended his thesis in the field of jurisprudence. The service in bodies of internal Affairs began in 1992.
In August 2016, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave Knyazev rank of General. And from 8 February 2017, the Prince holds the post of head of National police of Ukraine.