17 June, 2012

Robert Pandraud

Robert Pandraud was a French politician .

Former director of the national police , member of the RPR then of UMP , he was deputy of the Seine-Saint-Denis (1988 - 2007) and minister delegate to the Security (1986 - 1988) in the second government Jacques Chirac .

Son of a teacher and student, Robert Pandraud graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris and the Ecole Nationale d'Administration.

He began his administrative career in the prefecture , before becoming secretary-general of the Hauts-de-Seine (1967 – 1968).

He was subsequently Director of the National Police ( 1970 - 1973 ), Director of Personnel and Materiel of the Police ( 1973 ).

In 1974 , Robert Pandraud became deputy director of the cabinet of the Minister of the Interior, Michel Poniatowski . From 1975 to 1978 , he was Director of the National Police and, from 1978 to 1981 , Director General of Administration at the Ministry of the Interior. In July 1981 he was appointed Inspector General of the Ministry of the Interior.

In March 1982 , he joined the office of Paris Mayor Jacques Chirac, as Director General of the Administrative Services of the Paris Department. he was then director of the mayor's office (1983 - 1986).

During the cohabitation between François Mitterrand and Jacques Chirac , from 1986 to 1988 , he was Minister of State for Security alongside the Minister of the Interior Charles Pasqua . It must put an end to a wave of terrorist attacks and repress the major demonstrations of high school students against the bill reforming the French universities presented by the Minister Alain Devaquet . These are marked by the death of Malik Oussekine .

He is a member of the Legion of Honor , a gold medal of the National Police, married and father of three children. He is a deputy RPR (1988-2002) and then UMP (2002-2007) in the 8 th district of the Seine-Saint -Denis . He was also a member of the honor committee of the Initiative and Freedom Movement and the National Interuniversity Union (UNI).
He was not a candidate for re- election in the June 2007 legislative elections and was replaced by Patrice Calméjane, his former deputy, in the National Assembly.
From 2002 to his death, he chaired the commission of organization and control of electoral operations (COCOE) of the UMP.

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