The Republic of Srpska Ministry of the Interior

Director of Police - Office of the Director

Head of the Office of Direktor

Ilija PlavÜa, was born on 22nd November, 1972 in Knin, where he finished primary and secondary school. He graduated from the High School of Internal Affairs in Zemun in 1997, and graduated from the Faculty of Criminalistics, Criminology and Security Studies in Sarajevo in 2013. He started working at the Ministry of Internal Affairs in 2002 as an intern at the Kozarska Dubica Police Station. He performed the following jobs and tasks: crime police inspector at the Kozarska Dubica Police Station, crime police inspector in the Department for Countering the Production and Trafficking of Narcotic Drugs in the Criminal Police Administration, head of the Team for the Implementation of the Strategy for Combating Drug Addiction, head of the Department for Suppressing Drug Abuse in the Crime Police Administration and expert advisor to the Director of Police. He assumed the position of Head at the Police Director-Office of Director on 01.09.2023.


Bulevar Desanke MaksimoviŠ 4, 78000 Banja Luka


Manages and organizes the work of the Office and takes care of the legal, timely and efficient execution of working tasks, monitors and studies the work of the Office, informs the director of the police about it and proposes concrete measures, analyzes reports, information and other materials related to the situation and phenomena in the area of internal affairs, performs certain protocol tasks and other tasks assigned to him by the police director. He prepares plans, reports, analyzes and information from the scope of work. He informs the director of the police about all important issues from the scope of work and he is responsible for work, working results and execution of tasks within the competence of the Office.

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