|President of the Police of Slovakia|
15 May 2012 –31 May 2018
|President|| Ivan Gašparovič |
|Preceded by||Jaroslav Spišiak|
|Succeeded by||Milan Lučanský|
|Born||23 April 1962|
|Alma mater||Comenius University,graduated 1987|
Tibor Gašpar (born 23 April 1962) was the President of police of Slovakia. He assumed office in 2012.
Gašpar was born in Kežmarok,then Czechoslovakia. He attended Comenius University (Slovak:Univerzita Komenského) from 1982 until he graduated in 1987.
Gašpar assumed office on 15 May 2012. Over his tenure he has led many high-level investigations,including investigations into corruption and theft within the Government of Slovakia. In February 2018,Gašpar and the Slovak Police came under international media attention after the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak. Gašpar announced that his killing was likely to "have something to do with [Kuciak’s] investigative activities". At the time of his murder,Kuciak was working on a report about the Slovak connections of the 'Ndrangheta.The National Police and Government offered €1 million for information leading to the arrest of the murderers. Gaspar resigned in April 2018
Gašpar was alleged to run for SMER-SD in 2020 Slovak parliamentary election. Whilst that did not happen,in 2023,Robert Fico invited Gašpar to run for the party ahead of 2023 Slovak parliamentary election.
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