ABU DHABI: In cooperation with the Ministry of Interior (MoI), The Rabdan Academy launched the Comprehensive Police Station Management (CPSM) bachelor’s degree programme. The CPSM programme covers the topics of leadership, community policing, child protection, human rights, road safety and operational command, Business Continuity management and the four years programme will commence in September 2014. The graduates will be granted a bachelor’s degree upon completing study requirements and acquiring the related knowledge and skills.
Under the directives of Lt General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, the CPSM programme, designed to develop knowledge and skills of students specifically to address operational policing issues, was officially initiated by Major General Nasser Lakhreibani Al Nuaimi, secretary general of the office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.
The core subjects of the programme include leadership, community policing, crime investigation and crime scenes. Students will also complete a structured workplace Secondment in a Comprehensive Police Station to allow for practical application of new knowledge and skills.
The officers enrolled in this programme will join police departments in selected locations across the world in order to build a greater understanding of policing issues and how they are resolved. After graduating from the CPSM Programme, students will be able to manage operational policing and will have the potential to be the police managers and leaders of the future.
Major General Nasser Lakhreibani Al Nuaimi said the programme was developed in line with the vision of the police leadership and as part of the Ministry of Interior’s stated mission of working towards enhancing quality of life in the UAE and its efforts to keep abreast of the latest in law enforcement and order management.
The CPSM programme has been developed in partnership with police stakeholders to respond to the evolving nature of policing. The CPSM Programme will assist the MoI to achieve the vision and strategic mission for policing and reflects the significant strategic development that is being made into policing in the UAE.