Annex D: What the College of Policing
The College of Policing's purpose is to support the
mission of policing - preventing crime and protecting the public.
Policing in England and Wales already has a positive
reputation world-wide and the College of Policing aims to establish
policing's status as a profession.
To this end, it will:
with the police and partners to improve standards across policing
the evidence base of what works
knowledge to frontline officers and staff (using the best technology)
continuous professional development for all in policing.
The College will promote professional standards for
police in England and Wales, for public benefit, in particular
but not exclusively:
standards of professional practice
training providers and setting learning and development outcomes
developing and promoting good practice based on evidence
police forces and other organisations to work together to protect
the public and prevent crime
developing and promoting ethics, values and standards of integrity.
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