A growing business life needs skilled workers. In the Tampere region, security-related education and training is offered by Tampere University, Police University College, Tampere Vocational College Tredu and Tampere Adult Education Centre TAKK. Tampere University, for example, has two master’s degree programmes focusing on security, Tampere University of Applied Sciences offers specialisation training in cybersecurity, and the Police University College offers, in addition to police training, training for rescue officers and the private security sector.
Police University College – expert in police training, research and development
Police University College is the only police training institution in Finland. It is not only a university of applied sciences, but also a police department and subordinate to the Ministry of the Interior. In Finland, Police University College is responsible for the activities of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL). Police University College’s international affairs team organises CEPOL activities in Finland and coordinates Nordic cooperation between police colleges and the implementation of bilateral cooperation agreements. Police University College participates in the activities of the Nordic Police Research Network and various European security research networks. Police University College is a member of the Association of the European Police Colleges (AEPC), the European Security and Defence College (ESDC) and Crisis Management Centre Finland.
Police University College’s research focuses on the themes of internal security and policing. Police University College regularly monitors, for example, citizens’ opinion of the police, well-being at work in the police organisation, the effectiveness of education, hate crime and police use of force. Recent research topics at Police University College include cybercrime prevention, critical infrastructure, intimate partner violence, multi-agency cooperation, immigration, various economic crime topics and traffic safety.
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