Presentation on theme: "German Police University, Münster-Hiltrup/ North Rhine-Westphalia"— Presentation transcript:
1German Police University, Münster-Hiltrup/ North Rhine-Westphalia Police ServicesContentsSystem of internal security in GermanyThe German Police UniversityBrief information about our research projectsMy projectsDiscussionGerman Police University, Münster-Hiltrup/ North Rhine-Westphalia
2German Constitution: Article 30 Division of authoritybetween the Federationand the Federal StatesExcept as otherwise provided orpermitted by this constitutional law, the exercise of state powers and the implementation of state functions is attributed to the Federal States.
3Police Education in Germany (Unified Career) Basic ServiceSeniorManagementStudies / Training:Duration: 2,5 yearsProfessionalExaminationPoliceConstable / PatrolmanIntermediateService /Middle ManagementStudies at Universities for Applied Sciences for Public Administration(FHöV-Polizei):Duration: 3 yearsInspector1. Studies in the Fed. States, at Federal Police Forces or BKADuration: 1 year2. Studies at the DHPolSuperinten-dentIII. Master DegreeException: LawyersII.Bachelor Degree
4Police Education in Germany (Unified Career) Basic ServiceSeniorManagementStudies / Training:Duration: 2,5 yearsProfessionalExaminationPoliceConstable / PatrolmanIntermediateService /Middle ManagementStudies at Universities for Applied Sciences for Public Administration(FHöV-Polizei):Duration: 3 yearsInspector1. Studies in the Fed. States, at Federal Police Forces or BKADuration: 1 year2. Studies at the DHPolSuperinten-dentIII. Master DegreeException: LawyersII.Bachelor Degree
5Institutions for the internal security in Germany Military PolicePolice Services of 16 Fed. StatesProtection of theConstitutionCustoms16 State Criminal Ivestigation Offices(LKÄ)Federal CriminalPolice Office(BKA)Federal PoliceJudicialAuthoritiesInternal Security
6History of Police Training in Münster-Hiltrup 2 July Central Police School (British Zone)1949 Police Institute Hiltrup1973 Police Academy for Leadership & Management1998 Decision of Ministers of Interior to have a Police University2002 Draft Law on the German Police University2004 Accreditation of the Master Study Course‚Public Administration – Police Management‘March 2006 Launch of the German Police UniversitySept End of the founding period
7Duties and responsibilities of the German Police University The German Police University (DHPol) is a joint institution for training and research for senior police officers of the Police Services in Germany.Münster
8Police Organisation of the Federal Republic of Germany Federal Ministerof the InteriorMinistersGerman Police University (DHPol), MünsterObjectives: Masters course and seminars for senior police officers- police research / police science- standardisation of police equipment (PTI)- international cooperation in police training and researchFederalRepublic16 States2 FederalPolice Services16 Police Services
9Faculties at the DHPol Faculty 1: Police science Prof. Faculty 2: Police leadershipFaculty 3: Police public managementFaculty 4: Organisation and human resources managementFaculty 5: Traffic managementFaculty 6: Criminal law, criminal procedure law, crime politicsFaculty 7: Public law, national law, international lawFaculty 8: Operational strategies and tactics, coinciding operational situationsFaculty 9: Serious crime managementFaculty 10: Police parts in crisis managementFaculty 11: Criminalistics – strategy and policyFaculty 12: Criminalistics – policy of criminal phenomenaFaculty 13: Criminology and interdisciplinary crime preventionFaculty 14: PsychologyProf.Prof.Prof.Prof.Prof.Prof.Prof.
10Why change to a Police University? Advantages:Higher standard of training / education and advanced trainingEstablishment and promotion of a „Police Science“More police researchRecruitment of personel from outside the PoliceCatch up with international developmentAcademic degree for future senior police officersBetter standing / higher status for senior police officers
11Why change to a Police University? Disadvantages / risks – as seen by critics:Changing role of police?Less practice orientation - too much (academic) theory?Less practical competencies of graduates?Higher costs?Independency of professors – academic freedom?Less influence of ministries of interior on police training and education?
12Decision of the Ministers of Interior in 1998 Preconditions:Quality improvement!No more costs, no higher budget!Keep grounded in police reality!Keep influence of Ministers of Interior on main issues of the new university!
13Abstract: DHPol Principle Duties Supervision of Contents Supervision of ProceduresBudgetStaffPolice Scientific Training,Development and ResearchBoard of TrusteesMinister of the Interiorof the State ofNorth Rhine-Westfaliaabout € 13,5 Millionen a year27 lecturers42 scientific support110 public servants
14Master Course Modules 1st Year 1: Scientific methodology 2: Constitutional law, EU- and international law3: Basics of Police operations management4: Leadership and related jurisdiction5: Configuration / forming of organisations6: Criminalistics and criminology7: Traffic Safety8: IT – basics of information gathering9: Coping major and complex Police operations10: Tasks and organisation of Police Forces in Germany
15Master Course Modules 2nd Year 11: Police within society / Police ethics12: Human resources management13: Management techniques14: Criminal phenomena I15: Strategy and criminal phenomena II16: Criminal phenomena III17: Major and complex Police operations II18: Traffic Safety II19: Policing in an international / cross-cultural context20: Leadership with regards to complex and cross-cultural communications
16Latest Research Showcase Establishing and developing of a theory in Police leadership FG 02 (leadership, management, philosophy of leadership)Intrinsic motivation and norms among Police applicants FG 02 (motivation, norms, attitudes)Basic moduls to secure big events (BaSiGo) FG 10 (traffic and crowd management, crowd/pedestrian dynamics)Improvement of intervention strategies preceding homicides in close relationships, FG 13 (risk assesment, intimate partner homicides)More security in football (SiKomFan) FG 08 (improvement of communication structures, dialog with fans, fan culture)Analysis of the way into automotive mobility (LAWIDA) FG 05 (adolescant persons, attitude, risk indicators)Secure life in older age (SiliA) FG 13 (abuse, old age, home care, intimate partner violence)Potentials of security enhancement in later life FG 13 (property offences, perceived personal security, individual precautions)
17My goals... Preparing a research project called „Smart Policing“ predicting criminal behaviour in hot spotsprevention at critical places and of critical situationsresource managementResearch on the challenges of implementing ILP in Germanyanalysis of current situation in providing intelligence products throughout Germanycheck for organisational pathologies in police intelligence systemsintroducing ILP to 16 independent Police forces an 2 federal forcespointing out an addes valuediminish prejudice... (ILP is „science“, is in English and literature is in English)Research of conditions for task forces in major casesfocussed on sexual associated killings of kids/juveniles, detection of serial killings
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20Size of the Police Forces in the Federal Republic of Germany Forces of the Fed. States:sworn officersFederal Forces:among them in the different career classesofficerssworn officersSenior management(Superintendents)Intermediate service(Inspectors)basic service(Constables/Sergeants)4 50080 000