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NCJ Number: 202884 Find in a Library
Title: Police Corps: Annual Report to the President, the Attorney General, and the Congress, 2002
Corporate Author: Office of the Police Corps and Law Enforcement Education
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United State
Date Published: 2003
Page Count: 35
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Office of the Police Corps and Law Enforcement Education
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents a summary of the challenges and accomplishments of the Police Corps for the year 2002 and future directions.
Abstract: The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Police Corps program was established to address violent crime by increasing the number of police with advanced education and training and to provide educational assistance to students who have a sincere interest in public service in the form of law enforcement. Core elements of the Police Corps include: educational assistance; rigorous, residential Police Corps training; service on community patrol; and support for State and local law enforcement agencies. This annual report presents a summary of the Police Corps accomplishments in both participation and training, and outreach to prospective Police Corps applicants for calendar year 2002 and future directions into the year 2003. In 2002, the Police Corps made progress in key areas: (1) established a single point of contact at the Office of the Police Corps for each participating State; (2) developed specific training principles that build on the Police Corps Guidelines for Training; and (3) developed an expanded process for assessing Police Corps training. Goals established for the Police Corps for the year 2003 include: (1) evaluate up to five State Police Corps training programs using peer assessment teams; (2) sponsor a formal assessment of the effectiveness of Police Corps officers in the field; (3) enhance the terrorism prevention and response training; (4) evaluate the feasibility of incorporating successful Police Corps training techniques in State and local law enforcement academies; (5) provide opportunities for members of neighboring law enforcement agencies to attend advanced training events; and (6) study the feasibility of creating regional academies for Police Corps training. Appendixes
Main Term(s): Policing innovation
Index Term(s): Community policing; Patrol; Patrol Training; Police annual reports; Police education; Police effectiveness; Police field training; Police personnel; Police recruits; Police reform; Police training
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