A General of the Polish Army, a qualified officer of the airborne troops and special forces, he has been conferred the doctor?s degree in military sciences in the specialization of organization management. A former Deputy Head of the National Security Bureau. At the time when he was the commander of the Military Unit: Grom, he completed a mission on the border between Kosovo and Macedonia. He began operations in Afghanistan, took part in the Second Gulf War, and he served on the stabilization mission in Iraq.
At Radom Academy of Economics, Mr Polko is a lecturer of national security sciences.