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The Police Academy

facts Police Academy The Police Academy provides training, knowledge and research for the National Police of the Netherlands. It is a dynamic organization, offering training and knowledge programmes of a high standard of quality, anticipating current developments in society and translating these into customized education programmes. The Police Academy cooperates with the National Police and other partners in the fields of security, education, knowledge and research.
The Police Academy provides a safe and inspiring learning environment for the police and their partners and aims to be a top-level institute for security issues.

The Police Academy:

  • offers accredited police training at vocational, college and university level, developed and carried out in close cooperation with the police force and educational institutes
  • provides customized training programmes on police work and national security
  • conducts scientific and applied research via research groups
  • makes knowledge on policing accessible to the police force
  • cooperates intensively with partner organizations via the Safety Platform (Veiligheidsplatform)
  • functions as a leading institute in the fields of national and international security.