College Motto: Knowledge for Public Safety and Security

Faculty

THE FACULTY OF COMMAND AND LEADERSHIP STUDIES

  1. Training officers with a view of undertaking leadership positions
  2. Provide officers with rich opportunities of enhancing their service delivery at the Operational, Tactical and Strategic levels
  3. Facilitate in developing in-depth understanding of complex and multifaceted policing environment
  4. Effectively and positively influence those they command (subordinates) 

THE FACULTY OF STRATEGIC STUDIES

  1. Concerned with thorough examination & debates of relevant theories including; political theories, social theories, war and peace theories, policing theories, and ideologies
  2. Quality programs in the sphere of national/regional security
  3. Conflict and peace strategies; international politics, geostrategy international cooperation for security and defense 
  4. Offering course units that can contribute to the initiation of new approaches to the formulation of national security policies
  5. Generating empirical strategies to shape a shared ideology in the UPF

THE FACULTY OF RESEARCH & PUBLICATION

1. Heart of knowledge production (intellectual engine) on themes of policing, security and law and order enforcement

2. Committed to testing existing theories & building theories with the aid of empirical materials

3. Designing methodological premises, academic writing schemes, analytical and interpretive models of the college/students/lecturers

COLLEGE FACILITIES

  1. Classrooms and accommodation infrastructure
  2. Medical facility serving the College Community
  3. Basic ICT equipment
  4. Fibre optics installed and fast internet available
  5. Elementary sports activities v Library operating on book bank basis

STUDY METHOD

  1. Central Lecture Hall (CLH) and Seminar groups. The course has both theoretical and practical approaches to learning.
  2. During the course, participant officers will be allocated to different seminar groups. A Seminar Directing Staff (DS) will be appointed to oversee each seminar group. Participants will change seminar groups at the end of each term and have different DS as well. This gives each participant a fair chance of being assessed by at least 2 different DS within the Course period.
  3. Language of Instruction. All teaching and learning in the college shall be delivered in English.
  4. INDIVIDUAL/ SEMINAR GROUP WORK. Participants will be required to complete a number of written Red Ink Correction (RIC) exercises outside scheduled working hours. Participants’ exercises are hand written in blue ink and corrected by the Seminar DS in red ink.
  5. Submission of Exercise Solutions in Electronic/Type written Form. Participants exercise solutions shall be submitted in both soft and hard copies. Participants are required to come along with their personal computer systems and accessories

COURSE ASSESSMENT AND APPRAISAL

Progressive assessment (20%) Field operation exercises (30%)
The course assessment shall take the following form;
•a.  Progressive assessment (20%)
•Critical/ creative thinking skills
•DS assessments
•Peer rating
•Weekly tests
•Monthly tests.
•Take home assignments.
1.Map using
2.Skills at arms
3.operational staff work
4.Field study tours
5.Final examinations / Service papers (50%)

 

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY

  1. All officers attending the Course are warned against plagiarism, cheating and any other examination malpractices in the college.  Note that any participant caught in the above shall be discontinued from the course and prosecuted. 
  2. All officers are expected to fully participate in the CLH, seminar group, sub seminar groups. The college adheres to the principle of none attribution and participants are expected to engage in intellectual debates.

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