Chief of the Main Department of the National Police of Ukraine in Odesa region Giorgi Lortkipanidze has resigned, website of the Odesa Oblast police has reported.
“It was an honor to work as Odesa regional police chief. Everything in life has a logical beginning and an end. A year and a half since my appointment as head of Odesa police I decided to leave this post,” the statement says.
Lortkipanidze explained his decision by complicated personnel situation in the Main Department of the National Police in Odesa region. According to him, after the reform, the regional police department is lacking 40 percent of staff.