Prof. Dr. Ilin Savov
Faculty „Police”, Academy of the Ministry of the Interior

lin SAVOV was born in 1980 in Smolyan and to this day he is the youngest professor of national security (NA) in the country. Since 2000 he has been recruited as an operative officer in the national security services of the Republic of Bulgaria. Master of Science from the Academy of the Ministry of Interior (2007) and Master of Law from VFU “Chernorizets Hrabar” (2010). In 2013 he defended his doctorate in “National Security” at the Academy of the Ministry of Interior. Since 2015 he has been elected associate professor, and in 2017 – leading professor of national security at the Higher School of Security and Economics – Plovdiv. Since 2019 he has been a full-time lecturer at the Academy of the Ministry of Interior, and since 2020 – is a lecturer at the Military Academy “G. S. Rakovski”. He conducts a course of lectures in the bachelor’s and master’s programs at the Academy of the Ministry of Interior, VUSI, New Bulgarian University and the Military Academy “G. S. Rakovski ”. He is an established expert on the problems of national and international security, as well as on operative-search and operative-technical activities for protection against encroachments and criminal acts. He gives a number of reports at prestigious scientific forums at home and abroad. His research interests are focused on the management and operation of security services, human trafficking, migration processes, the use and control of special intelligence means and data retention in the Republic of Bulgaria, the EU and the United States.
Abstract: The article discusses some aspects of policing. An overview of traditional leadership styles has been made. An analysis and assessment of leadership and management as part of policing has been made.
Keywords: leader, police, management, future, leadership, European Union, policing