- Three citizens apprehended in Operation “Avalancha 46”
- GEMA prevents 5301 doses of cocaine from reaching final destination
- 70 vehicles will be added to the work performed by the counternarcotics agents in the country
- The School. Cbos. Fermín Eulogio Álava Álava delivers toys to the children of Santa Rita de Chone Parish
- National Police together with municipal authorities and community aim to highlight La Mariscal as a tourist and cultural attraction
- Citizens arrested for alleged theft crime
General Nelson Villegas assumes command of the National Police of Ecuador
The General Inspector, Nelson Humberto Villegas Ubillús, was designated as General Commander of the National Police, through Executive Decree No. 423 issued by the Constitutional President of the Republic of Ecuador Licensed Lenín Moreno Garcés, dated May 23, 2018.
Within his academic preparation, he has a Master’s Degree in Criminal Law and Criminology, a Doctor of Jurisprudence, a Bachelor’s Degree in Political and Social Sciences and a Specialist in Criminal Law and Indigenous Justice; He has conducted several specialization courses at national and international level in the areas of: Airport Security, Counterterrorism (Terrorist Subversion), Specialization in Intelligence Operations and Drug Addiction Prevention and other psychosocial risks, among others.
He was born on September 23, 1963 in the city of Baños, he is 35 years old of service, he belongs to the forty-seventh line officers’ promotion, he graduated as a second lieutenant in 1985 at the Superior School of Police. In 2003 he was an assistant officer in Washington – United States.
Thanks to his professionalism and proven responsibility, he has earned the first, second and third category awards, as well as the professional merit decorations in the “Grand Officer” and “Caballero” degrees. During the exercise of his functions, the civil and police authorities have granted him several public and private congratulations for his efficient work. Throughout his career he has held different positions and responsibilities where he has led with commitment and dedication, which undoubtedly constitute merits for his current appointment.
Between his more important appointments before assuming the control of the National Police, they stand out:
Chief of Staff
General operative director
National Counternarcotics Director
General Director of Personnel
National Director of Education
Commander of Zone 1
Commander of the Manabí Subzone
Head of Studies of the National Directorate of Education
President of the Ecuadorian Police Sports Federation
Its management in front of the administrative and operative units throughout the country, has allowed the attainment of the institutional objectives in benefit of the Ecuadorian community.
The fundamental pillar of his personal and institutional achievements has been his family, which is made up of his wife Magdalena Pérez and his children Miguel Ángel, Johana and Nelson Andrés. // DNCE.