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NCJ Number: 47260 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE COLLEGE, BRAMSHILL - TOWARD A COHERENT AND COMPREHENSIVE COMMAND TRAINING STRUCTURE
Journal: POLICE STUDIES  Volume:1  Issue:1  Dated:(MARCH 1978)  Pages:5-12
Author(s): T G LAMFORD
Corporate Author: Security Gazette Ltd
United Kingdom

John Jay Press
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: John Jay Press
New York, NY 10019
Security Gazette Ltd
St Albans, Herts AL1 4JS, England
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PHILOSOPHY, BACKGROUND, ORGANIZATION, AND OFFERINGS OF ENGLAND'S POLICE COLLEGE AT BRAMSHILL ARE DISCUSSED.
Abstract: BRAMSHILL OFFERS A HIERARCHY OF COURSES DESIGNED TO PREPARE POLICE OFFICERS FOR ADVANCEMENT THROUGH THE COMMAND STRUCTURE. TRAINING FOR SENIOR COMMAND IS IN TWO PARTS: A COURSE TO PREPARE SUPERINTENDENTS TO ASSUME COMMAND OF A DIVISION OR DEPARTMENT; AND A COURSE TO PREPARE SELECTED OFFICERS FOR THE HIGHEST POSTS IN ENGLAND'S POLICE SERVICES. SENIOR POLICE OFFICERS FROM OVERSEAS ALSO ATTEND THE LATTER COURSE. THE COLLEGE ALSO OFFERS THREE OTHER COURSES: A SPECIAL COURSE DESIGNED TO TRAIN PROMISING YOUNG OFFICERS TO ASSUME THE RANK OF SERGEANT; THE INSPECTORS' COURSE, WHICH PREPARES INSPECTORS TO ASSUME MIDDLE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES; AND A 3-MONTH OVERSEAS COMMAND COURSE FOR SENIOR OVERSEAS OFFICERS. THE SYSTEMS APPROACH TAKEN BY THE COLLEGE TO PLANNING A NEW COURSE CONCEIVES OF A COURSE AS HAVING A KNOWLEDGE BASE AND A SKILLS BASE. A NEW JUNIOR COMMAND COURSE IS BEING DEVELOPED WITHIN THIS FRAMEWORK. A SCHEMATIC REPRESENTATION OF COMMAND RESPONSIBILITIES RELATIVE TO PUBLIC ORDER SITUATIONS -- ONE OF THE THEMES TO BE TREATED IN A MODULE OF THE PLANNED JUNIOR COMMAND COURSE -- IS INCLUDED. (LKM)
Index Term(s): Career development; Curriculum; England; Police education; Police management training
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