skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 134909 Find in a Library
Title: Preparation of Police Recruits, Queensland Style
Journal: Police Journal  Volume:65  Issue:1  Dated:(January-March 1992)  Pages:49-55
Author(s): K Bryett
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 7
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: The Queensland (Australia) Police Service has instituted an innovative police recruit training program that combines a university course and police academy component. In the future, a post-sworn component will consolidate the initial training.
Abstract: In the Queensland program, new recruits spend one semester studying towards an Advanced Certificate in Policing. The courses cover communication studies; accountability, professionalism, and ethics; legal studies and justice administration; and issues in Australian society. In addition, students are required to participate in a library skills program and basic computer keyboard skills class. The course at the police academy consists of 7 monthly modules; they are taught by academically qualified civilian and police instructors. At the academy, recruits engage in physical training; learn first aid; and become familiar with police rules, regulations, and systems. 10 notes
Main Term(s): Foreign police training; Police recruit training
Index Term(s): Australia; Police academy; Police higher education
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=134909

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.