Students of PPA performed their excellence at the Asia Police Students Festival
Police Academy Students Festival in Asia - 2017 (PASFA)
This event is in the framework of the Association of Police Training Institutions in Asia (APTA) and hosted by KNPU.

PASFA 2017 also has the participation of officers and students from Korean National Police Academy, Central Police Academy of Korea, People’s Public Security University of China, East China University of Political Science and Law, Law Enforcement University of Mongolia, Police Academy of Cambodia, Indonesian National Police Academy, Police Science College of Indonesian National Police, People’s Police Academy of Lao PDR, Philippine National Police Academy, University of Malaya of Malaysia, Royal Police Cadet Academy of Thailand.
 
Leader of KNPU took photograph with the participants of PASFA 2017
In the framework of PASFA, APTA held “International Undergraduate Conference on Policing” which recognizes best research papers through two rounds of assessment, paper submission and paper presentation. With concerted attempts, the PPA students entered the final round with a presentation about “An idea to prevent human trafficking in Vietnam”. The final round was also participated by representatives from KNPU, People’s Public Security University of China, Law Enforcement University of Mongolia and Royal Police Cadet Academy of Thailand.

In the final round, the students had to present their paper before a board of examiners consisting of 5 professors from KNPU as well as other prestigious universities such as Dongguk University, Hallym University, Kyonggi University and Konkuk University. After the impressive eloquence with excellent English skills and knowledge about criminal in general and human trafficking in particular, the PPA students were awarded the 2nd prize (the 1st prize was awarded to students of KNPU).
 
President of KNPU awarded the 2nd prize to PPA students
In PASFA 2017, the organization committee also provided students with the opportunities to enrich their knowledge about international cooperation, crisis negotiation or crime scene investigation instructed by leading experts with most advanced and modern technology of Korean Police through lectures, presentations and field visits. In particular, the trips to Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency to witness the modern CCTV system of Korean Traffic Police and to grasp a comprehensive understanding about Korean Police. In addition, students had enjoyable and refreshing time in Everland Resort - the biggest theme park in Korea.
 
The trips to Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency
Participating in PASFA 2017, PPA’s delegation has left good impressions to the international friends. They have expressed the activeness and willingness to participate in activities initiated by APTA. It is true that, with the great effort of KNPU, this year’s festival has contributed enormously to create an international forum for the region’s police institutions and widespread information sharing network among police students in the Asia as well as develop policing of Asia’s countries in the context of international cooperation to cope with escalation of transnational crime.

International Cooperation Division

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