Report on Policing College

  • 12 November 2016

Report on Policing College

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Following the completion of the Review of the PSNI Police College, members of the PSNI Service Executive Team have had a number of constructive meetings with the Northern Ireland Policing Board to discuss the findings, recommendations and our response.

The Chief Constable said “Whilst the Review found many examples of good practice at the Police College, it also identified a number of issues of concern and highlighted the need for change in a number of areas.  I welcome the review recommendations and a comprehensive implementation plan has been developed to ensure that they are fully implemented.  Many of the recommendations have already been completed and a team has been established to take forward the outstanding recommendations in the coming weeks.  This will ensure that Student Officer training is modernised and meets the highest of standards to equip our officers for a challenging and rewarding career in public service.

We will continue to work with the Northern Ireland Policing Board as we take forward the recommendations and subject to some final details being clarified with them on 1 December 2016, hope to recommence Student Officer intakes in the New Year.

I believe that, given the public interest in this Review, it is right and proper that we share the full report and it is now published on the PSNI Internet here "