Artūras Norkevičius

Artūras Norkevičius
Vice-minister

Date and place of birth 8 January 1975, Šiauliai.
Education  
1993–1996 studied at Lithuanian Police Academy, obtained the qualification of an official of police and authorities of the interior, Bachelor’s degree in law.
1996–1998 studied at Law University of Lithuania, obtained Master’s degree in Law and Penitentiary Activities.
2000–2001 studied at French National Prison Service School, graduated university second cycle (Master’s degree) studies for directors of penitentiary institutions.
In 2007 completed a training course at the Association of Internal Auditors of the Republic of Lithuania, with the certificate of internal auditor.
Work experience  
1998–2000 Inspector, promoted to Senior Inspector, Prevention Service, Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania.
2001–2003 Commissioner Inspector, Lithuanian Public Police Office.
2003–2005 Chief State Auditor, State Control of the Republic of Lithuania.
2005–2011 Head of Internal Audit Division, Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania.
2012–2014 Director General, Prison Department under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania.
Since 9 December 2014 Vice-minister of the Interior
Additional information  
Family Married, with two sons
Languages Married, with two sons

Areas of responsibility

  • Public security (public order, statutory service, state border control, fire and civil protection and rescue works, circulation of firearms, ammunition and explosives, protection of the persons and objects protected).

Supervised divisions and services

  • Public Security Policy Department of the Ministry of the Interior (except migration issues)
  • Financial Crime Investigation Service under the Ministry of the Interior 
  • Weaponry Fund of the Republic of Lithuania under the Ministry of the Interior
  • Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior        
  • Fire and Rescue Department under the Ministry of the Interior 
  • VIP Protection Department under the Ministry of the Interior 
  • State Border Guard Service under the Ministry of the Interior 
  • Public Security Service under the Ministry of the Interior 
  • State Enterprise „Regitra“
  • Public Organization General Povilas Plechavičius Cadets School
Last updated: 27-07-2015