Runar Karlsen (1959)
Chief of Police and Head of Norwegian Road Police Service since 2010.
Currently he is ordred to Norwegian Police directorate for 6 month, where he has strategic responsibility for police Road Safety at the national level.
Runar Karlsen is educated at the Norwegian Police Scool in 1982. From 1982 til 1995 he was in the ordinary policeforce in a polisdistrikt, mostly as a police investigator.
In 1995 he graduated with master i law and worked as an police-prosecutor. From 2002 he became deputy Head of Telemark policedistrict for 6 years. In 2013 he conducted The Norwegin University Defense College.