Introduction

Historical Development

National Police Academy (NPA) formerly known as Central Police Training Centre (CPTC) established on the onset with the police regulation of 1993. Central Police Training Centre (CPTC) was laid its foundation on 1956 and has its distinction as only an institute to train police force.

In its inception CPTC had remained engaged in training only the constable level within limited resources and training facilities. Now, changing trend of policing as per the changed political context has demanded well versed and qualified police officers to meet the public expectations. As all of us agree that Democratic Policing pattern is the tested and the best policing module, which demands equally competent, honorable and accountable police officers for its delivery. NPA's prime responsibility apparently lies in developing professional competency of the senior police officers through conducting foundation as well as advance training courses.

Within the context of the changing World NPA focused on the need to modernize the training to accommodate constructive image of the police force within the society by focusing virtuous services.

Moreover, within the pretext of global village, NPA committed to ensure democratic norms and values together with international police standard.

To accomplish this objective needs sufficient and well trained police personnel which is impossible to envisage without the efforts and the contribution of the training institute.

NPA is solely responsible for conducting basic and advanced programs of the police officers. NPA relentlessly indulged on new scientific methods and advanced technological adaptations to ensure new concept of policing. The introduction of improved administrative practices focuses on enhancing qualitative instructors and its training to bring about improvements on administrative, investigative and overall improvement on the police professionals.

NPA in Human Resource Development

NPA primarily does concern with human resource development activities as identified on organizational level to promote professional skill through running different quality training programs. Moreover, it focuses on HRD aspects with an objective to improve its role in criminal justice system. A brief glimpse of the NPA's output since 1993 A.D.