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Chief of the Military Police

Biography

Brigadier General JUDr. Pavel Kriz, LL.M.


Brigadier General JUDr. Pavel Kriz, LL.M.


Personal Data:

  • Date of Birth: 23rd March 1978
  • Marital Status: married, three children

Educational Background:

  • 1996 - 2002
    University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Law, M.A.
  • 2002 - 2003
    E.M. Arndt Universität Greifswald – Faculty of Law, Greifswald, Germany, LL.M., Postgraduate Education – Comparative Law and EU Law
  • 2003
    University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Law, JUDr. (Juris Utriusque Doctor)
  • 2007
    The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course
  • 2009
    George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Program on Terrorism and Security Studies
  • 2012
    George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Examining and Analyzing Tomorrow’s Global Threat and Security Challenges
  • 2014
    Turkish PfP Training Center, Law of Armed Conflict

Professional Career:

  • 2002
    Legal office, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2002 – 2003
    District Court, Greifswald, Germany
  • 2004 – 2005
    Legal office, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2006 – 2009
    Military Police Special Operations Group, legal adviser to the Commander
  • 2009 – 2015
    Military Police Legal Service Chief
  • 2011 – 2012
    ISAF, Afghanistan
  • 1 June 2015
    Appointed Colonel
  • 1 June 2015
    Chief of the Military Police
  • 8 May 2016
    Brigadier General (bestowed)
  • 28 October 2017
    Appointed Brigadier General

Awards and Decorations:

  • Remembrance Badge, NATO 1999 – 2009
  • Medal of Service in Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, Grade III
  • Non Article 5 NATO Medal, ISAF Operation
  • Medal of the Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic for Service Abroad – Afghanistan, Grade III

Languages:

  • English, German

Updated: October 28, 2017