Academician dr Nebojsa Pantelic was born in 1972 in Belgrade. He started his police career at the College of Internal affairs in Zemun and continued as a Cadet at the first class of the Police Academy in Belgrade (1993-1997) where he received the professional title of a graduated police officer. In addition to his work, he continued with the professional development; he also acquired the professional titles of a graduated economist, graduated engineer, as well as a company manager references. He also graduated from “Business school” for public relations in Belgrade where he gained the title of public relations manager (PR manager).
He got his Master’s degree (in 2007) on the topic “Criminal act murder of a policeman in the performance of security affairs” and acquired his PhD (in 2012) at the Faculty of Law at State University for criminal law as well as a scientific title of Doctor of Law. At the Faculty of Political science in Belgrade, he attended lecurers for two years at postgraduate studies, department for nternational affairs.
He attended a large number of domestic and international specialized courses and seminars from different areas, some of which are particularly distinguished such as six-month course named “Modern methods of fighting against corruption” and nine-month course “Modern methods of fighting against organized crime”, which were in organization of the Center for Security Studies in Belgrade, then the course of the OSCE Mission in Republic of Serbia for police trainers and their mentors, the Council of Europe’s course for police trainers in the field of human rights, the United Nations peace-keeping course that he attended at the UN camp in Norway, the course of Basic Police Skills for the Trainers, the course for Fire Fighting Instructors – Gun Runner, the course on Ethical Standards in the field of informative work, the course on ethics for public servants, the course for mediators and the following seminars – “Impact on Relevant Public – Lobbying Methods”, “Public Relations and Business Communications”, “Communications and Public Relations”, “Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law ” etc.
In his professional career he performed responsible managerial tasks and asignements at the police station Palilula, Voždovac, Stari Grad, etc, Police Directorate in the Police Department for the city of Belgrade, Police Directorate at the headquarters of the Ministry and Internal Control Sector in which he has been present since 2004, that is since its establishment. He performed the duties of Assistant Commander, Deputy and Commander of the Police Station, Police Officer in Police Directorate, Bureau of the Chief of Police of the City of Belgrade, Inspector of Internal Control, Advisor and Assistant to the Chief of the Internal Control Department of the Police. He was one of the candidates for Assistant to the Chief of the Sector for Internal Control and Director of the Police. As a representative of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Serbia, he has participated and organized numerous national and international meetings, conferences and round tables, and he is also a representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in state delegations.
By the decision of the Minister he was appointed for Chairman of the Commission for the implementation of standards of police treatment in the area of torture prevention, prevention of torment and inhumane or degrading treatment and punishment, as well as liaison officers with the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
He is a representative of the Sector for providing assistance to the representative of the Republic of Serbia in front of the European Court of Human Rights.
He is the author of four books – “VIOLENCE IN FAMILY” – Practicum for the treatment of police officers “; “Criminal act murder of a policeman”; “Collection of recommendations of international bodies sent to the Republic of Serbia in the field of protection of human rights and prevention of torture” and “Prohibition of torture in international documents” – Manual for police officers. He is the co-author of the Anti-Corruption Manual for Police Officers, Guidelines on Treatment of Injured and Detained Persons, and Police Ethics for the Preservation of Personal and Professional Integrity.
He published a large number of scientific and professional papers in domestic and international journals in various fields such as corruption and organized crime, marketing, management, human rights, management and command, police control, domestic violence, state security, etc. He is also the author of several projects.
At the proposal of the Institute for Comparative Law in Belgrade, by the decision of the Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development, he was selected as a scientific associate for social sciences – the field of law.He is a research associate at the Institute for Sociological and Criminological Research and Institute for Political Studies. He is the member of the Criminological Section of the Serbian Association for Criminal Law Theory and Practice.
For his work and the achieved results on Police Day he was promoted during an extraordinary session directly higher rank, and the Association of Roma people from Pcinja – Jablanica District gave him the Charter for Improving the Security Protection and Status of Roma people. Within the framework of the Twinning project, implemented by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Internal Control Sector with the EU countries (Great Britain and the Czech Republic), the Twinning Partner was awarded the Anti-Corruption Manual for Police Officers, which was printed in 10,000 copies in Serbian and English. He was distinguished with the Warrior’s Badge of Honour, as well as the Badges for the Battle of Stalingrad and Service.
He is a lecturer in different fields (corruption, organized crime, police in the local community, police control, protection of human and minority freedoms and rights, domestic violence, prevention of torture, public relations, rights, etc) as well as for other governmental, international and non-governmental organizations. In accordance with the Training Program of the Ministry’s Ministry of Police officers, he is a lecturer at the seminars organized by the Department of Vocational Education, Training, Training and Science for the police officers of the Ministry on the topic: “Police torture”, “Communication skills and conflict management”, “Police work with marginalized, minority and socially vulnerable groups” and “Constitutional protection of human and minority rights” and “Moral and ethics in the police”.