Training and capacity building

Training Accreditation

INTERPOL initiated its training accreditation policy which applies to:

  1. National and international law enforcement training courses or programmes which can be accredited by INTERPOL upon request.
  2. INTERPOL training courses or programmes.

Aim of the accreditation
The accreditation process aims at warranting the efficient use of the resources put by INTERPOL and the Member Countries into the training initiatives and the return on investment in training.

Objectives of the accreditation

  • To intensify cooperation with police training entities and promote consistency in the training policy throughout the world by reviewing Member Countries’ training courses or programmes;
  • To enhance public, donors and stakeholders confidence in the integrity, professionalism and efficiency of the law enforcement training;
  • To value organizations that has accredited training courses or programmes with a recognized level of training quality.

Accreditation process

The process aims at assessing the compliance of a training course or programme against INTERPOL training standards. The assessment goes through each of the systems approach to training steps:  Training Needs Analysis, Programme Design, Programme Development, Programme Delivery and Programme Evaluation. 

List of accredited courses:

Sport Security Senior Management Training Course
NCS4, National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security
University of Southern Mississippi, USA
16 October 2017

Instructor Development Course
INTERPOL Capacity Building and Training
7 December 2017


Standard Operating Procedure - INTERPOL Training Programme Accreditation

Appendix A - Application form for training programme accreditation by INTERPOL

20th INTERPOL Police Training Symposium

21-23 June 2016, Singapore

INTERPOL Global Learning Centre

IGLC is an Internet learning portal that brings together:

  • e-Learning modules
  • Online resources
  • Police training websites
  • Research publications

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International Police Training Journal

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