The six specialized training schools established in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have so far imparted training to 16696 police officers and jawans in police force. According to police spokesman, a strong need was felt to build the capacity of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police so as to bring it par with its contemporaries across the world. In order to accomplish this goal six specialized schools were established in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
These included Police School of Investigation Hayatabad Peshawar established on June 18, 2014, Police School of Intelligence, Abbottabad October 3, 2014, Police School of Public Disorder and Riot Management, Mardan January 1, 2015, Police School of Explosive Handling Nowshera February 9, 2015, Police School of Tactics Hayatabad Peshawar August 18, 20015 and Police School of Information Technology Police Line Peshawar September 8, 2015.
Different capacity building courses of two and four weeks are being offered in these schools which included core investigation, cellular forensic, hot spot policing, case file management, basic and technical intelligence course, intelligence orientation, basic computer course, computer learning, target harding course for field commanders, public disorder management, advance eod and post blast investigation and some others. A total of 15,145 police officers and Jawans were imparted basic training in different courses held in these schools from time to time so far.
In Police School of Investigation Hayatabad Peshawar 197 courses were conducted in which 4219 Jawans including 4088 male and 131 female officers were trained. In Police School of Intelligence Abbottabad 114 courses were held in which 2649 police officers and Jawans including 2574 male and 75 female officers undergone training.—APP