Delegation of PPA visits and works in Commonwealth of Australia
The PPA’s delegation met representatives of the New South Wales Police, Australia

At the RMIT University, the PPA’s delegation had the meeting with leaders of RMIT University represented by Prof. David Hayward, Chairman of the RMIT Academic Board, Dean of the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies. Attending the the meeting also were representatives of the functional units related to international cooperation and training specialty of international association. At the meeting, representatives of RMIT University briefly introduced about RMIT University and told about some cooperation programs between the two training institutions in the coming time. RMIT University is one of the largest University in Australia, was established in 1887. RMIT University trained multidisciplinary, multi fields such as business administration, technology, law, criminal justice, etc. The main campus is located in  Melbourne City in the state of Victoria; the University has two international branch campuses located in Spain and in Vietnam.


The PPA’s delegation took memorial photograph with 

representatives of RMIT University 

During the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Paul Battersby, Deputy Dean in charge of Global and Language Studies proposed the project ideas on “Strengthening English language capacity for police force in Southeast Asia region” that began by organization of the short-term training course on English for Police translation skill. Specifically, RMIT University had been setting up schemes to apply for grants to implement 5-day training course at RMIT University in Hanoi with the participation of 20 police officers of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand.


Through discussions, the two sides agreed to affirm the need for cooperation in police officer training related to the field of law, international criminal justice for the Public Security forces of Vietnam. This RMIT University visiting of the PPA’s delegation would pave the way for specific cooperation activities between the two training institutions in the near future.


The PPA’s delegation were introduced about patrol vehicles

At the New South Wales, the PPA’s delegation had the working session at the State Police Headquarters. During the meeting, Major General Ken Finch, Assistant Commissioner introduced an overview of the system, organization structure of the New South Wales Police. The PPA’s delegation listened to 03 thematic reports on: Prevention of high-tech crime; terrorist crime and police training in the state of New South Wales. In addition to the working program, the PPA’s delegation visited 02 police units under the State Police Headquarters: Patrol Police Squad and Mobile Police Squad. At these two units, the PPA’s delegation was introduced to the operation model, visited the technical equipment and practical maneuver. On April 29th, 2016, the PPA’s delegation attended the graduation ceremony of 327th police training course of State Police Academy. Here, the PPA’s delegation visited, learned about the police training methods of the State.


Mobile police maneuvered

In the field of ​​ police training, although there were differences in the training system, through the actual visit and discussion with leaders of the partner, the PPA’s delegation also acquired the useful information and experiences related to recruitment, training organizations and the issue of paying attention to regular training, the application of information technology in personnel management, online research and learning.


Austrlian police officer introduced about patrol motors

The PPA’s delegation also met, supported and inspected the work of research of PPA’s officers who was postgraduates  in Victoria (Melbourne) and New South Wales (Sydney). Currently, the postgraduates were researching seriously the thematic contents according to the plan.


The Vice President of the PPA presented souvenir 

to representatives of Mobile police

The working program of PPA’s delegation in Australia was an important activity, contributing to strengthening and building the cooperative relationship on training with Australian training institutions in general and with RMIT University in particular. In particular, through the meeting with the New South Wales Police, the two sides agreed to propose the leaders at all levels to promote the cooperative relationship on the crime prevention between the police forces of the two countries and especially the police training with the PPA.

Written by International Cooperation Division

Translated by Cong Phuong

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