TALLINN - Central Criminal Police Chief Lauri Tabur will begin working as an adviser at the Interior Ministry. The chief is expected to implement an integrated domestic security-structure concept, which the ministry is currently developing, and oversee the formation of an integrated web of domestic security agencies, according to Interior Minister Kalle Laanet.
Tabur's years of experience as a police and member of the Interior Ministry are currently needed for strengthening the ministry, said Laanet.
Meanwhile, a new central criminal police chief should take office before the end of the year, the minister added. By law, the interior minister must appoint the head of the criminal police.
Tabur, 31, is a gradute from the police college of the Public Service Academy and holds a master's degree in public administration from the Tallinn Technical University.
He has been working in the domestic security structures since 1996. In 2003 he was appointed deputy director general of the Police Board.