Profile of the Deputy Chief of Police Mr Andreas Kyriakou
Andreas Kyriakou was born on 29/5/1963 in Larnaca. He graduated from Ayios Georgios Lyceum in Larnaca and on 11/10/1982 he joined the ranks of Cyprus Police.
He served at various Police Stations in the Larnaca District, as well as at various police sections, such as the Aliens and Immigration Service and the Central Intelligence Service. On returning to Larnaca town in 1993, he served as Head of the Traffic Department of the Central Town Station and of the Message Control Centre of Larnaca Police Division. In 2007, he served as Assistant Administration Commander for Larnaca Police Division, while in 2008, he was transferred to the Presidential Guard Unit, where he served as Commander for four years, and in 2012, he was posted in charge of the Central Intelligence Service.
In 1990, Mr Kyriakou was promoted to the rank of Sergeant, in 1999, to the rank of Inspector, in 2003, to Acting Chief Inspector and in 2004, to Chief Inspector. In December 2007, he was promoted to the rank of Superintendent B, while in 2009 to Superintendent A. On 01/02/2012, he was promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent and on 23/10/2012, he was appointed as a deputy chief of Cyprus Police.
During his service, Mr Kyriakou has completed various trainings, both in Cyprus, as well as abroad, on various subjects related to Policing, Road Safety, Crisis Management, as well as Administration. Additionally, he has completed a two-year Turkish language programme at the Cyprus Police Academy.
Andreas Kyriakou is married and has three children.