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Police College of Finland (Polamk)

Research & Development

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Vaajakatu 2
33721
Tampere
Finland
+358 3 285 0111
tutkimus.polamk@poliisi.fi
http://www.policecollege.fi/
Research Organisation
51-250

 

Contact person

Dr. Vesa Muttilainen (Head of R&D)

Field of Activity


3. FORENSIC SCIENCES
» Forensic technologies
» Digital forensics

4. HORIZONTAL ACTIVITIES
» Scenario development and decision support
» Foresight systems
» Simulators, trainers and artificial environments
» Policy development
» Testing and validation
» Law enforcement

6. INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
» Intelligence systems
» Cyber security

7. SOCIO-ECONOMIC SCIENCES AND THE HUMANITIES
» Human Sciences
» Social Sciences
» Political Sciences
» Ethic Research
» Legal Sciences

Core competencies

Police College of Finland is a training institute under the direction of the Ministry of the Interior and the National Police Board. It is responsible for police training recruitment, student selection, diploma and advanced studies, further training, and research and development in the police field. Police College is the only institute in Finland training police officers. The training is given in Finnish and also in Swedish.

The research and development at the Police College focuses on policing, police organization,
crime and crime prevention. These activities are mainly based on the social and behavioral
science perspectives. The research is carried out on an independent, scientific and systematic
basis. The aim is to produce new research of relevance to police work and to develop appropriate research methods.

The research findings also help to improve the quality and effi ciency of policing and enhance the well-being of all concerned. The research fi ndings are also used in strategic planning and in police training. Our role in police education, training and good relations to practical police work provide an excellent opportunity participate both in R&D- and end-user activities.

H2020 Research Focus


RTD Experience

 Project CoordinatorProject PartnerProject Acronyms
FP7/H2020-SecurityiSAR+
HOUSE
National Security Research ProjectsEffectiveness of Police Training;
The State of Criminal Inquiry and Analysis in Finland;
Corruption and Bribery in Business and Public Sector Activities;
Gambling and Recorded Crime;
Finnish Child Victim Survey 2013;
Development of Environmental Security Challenges and Possibilities of the Regulatory Process;
Other Security Research Projects Organized Crime Portfolio (ISEC, EC Home Affairs)


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2012-09-05 / 2013-10-01