He was born in October 7, 1951 in a small town of Arshala at Kustanai region of Kazakhstan Republic. In 1987 he graduated from the Sverdlovsk Law Institute with a specialization in “Science of law”. Qualification- lawyer. His working activity was begun with the position of a milling machine operator of 2 category at a Machine building plant n/a Voroshilov.
Prior to the work at “Uralmekhanobr” OJSC Vladimir Arshakov dedicated the whole his working activity to the work at Bodies of Internal Affairs, where he rose to the rank of a Colonel of Militia. Since 2010 he has been at the position of the Deputy General Director for General issues.