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COMMON ISSUES IN TRAINING POLICE OFFICERS IN ROMANIA
COMMON ISSUES IN TRAINING POLICE OFFICERS IN ROMANIA

Author(s): Georgică PANFIL
Subject(s): Education
Published by: ”Carol I” National Defence University Publishing House
Keywords: training; psychology; issues; police officers

Summary/Abstract: The article tackles the main issues linked to the dynamics of training police officers within Romanian Police Academy, future developments and recent changes in this field. As the only institution able to train superior police officers in Romania, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Police Academy represents a complex and special environments in the field of learning environments. As other institutions in the area of Public Order and National Security, Romanian Police Academy is concerned in adapting the learning frame to the new tendencies of the target-groups willing to follow the courses of this institution. Also, it' s a must to take care of the external factors able to influence the needs and the requirements of what training means in the area of future police officers. Furthermore, the analysis is a must due to the most important transformation of the Romanian Police Academy - new faculties are to be created at the end of 2015 (Law and Public Administration, Gendarmerie Faculty, Border Police Faculty), some of them with a complete innovative curricula (Public Administration, Detective specialization, immigration officer etc.) Within the article an internal analysis of the system of training (with an objective view related to systemic strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats) is approached. The article also concerns the level of training thru scientific research at the level of Romanian Police Academy and continuous training for the personnel already involved in the operational structures of the Police. The conclusions are related to the actual realities and on an objective analysis of internal and external environment of the Romanian Police Academy.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 02
  • Page Range: 271-276
  • Page Count: 6