SVP National Police Academy to celebrate Diamond Jubilee tomorrow

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New Delhi, Sep 14 (UNI) The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad will celebrate its Diamond Jubilee tomorrow by holding a series of events including a ceremonial parade.

The events would include a National Seminar on IPS training, a Half Marathon in Hyderabad, release of a Postage Stamp, publication of a Coffee Table Book on the Academy, hosting of the All India Police Equestrian Meet and release of a Documentary Film on the Academy, an official release said here today.

The Academy is the premier training institution for the training of Indian Police Service Officers. Over the years, as many as 4,100 IPS Officers have passed out of this Institution. The present Batch of trainee officers comprises 88 IPS Officers, including 18 Lady Officers (the highest so far), and four Officers each from Royal Bhutan Police and Maldivian Police.

The Academy also conducts over 30 need-based thematic and refresher courses, every year, for senior police officer of different ranks. There are courses on topics like 'National Security', 'Day-to-Day Policing and Internal Security', 'Cyber Crimes', 'Economic Crimes', 'Organised Crimes', 'Crime against Women&Children', and 'Human Rights', etc. In the past five years, as many as 5000 officers have undergone various in-service courses.

Established as the Central Police Training College (CPTC) at Mount Abu in Rajasthan, on September 15, 1948, it was rechristened as the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, in 1974.

The Academy shifted to its premises in Hyderabad, in 1975.


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