Dar es Salaam Police Academy formerly known as Police College Dar es Salaam was established in 1961. It is situated at Kurasini along the Kilwa Road in Dar es Salaam about five kilometers from the city Centre, it cover an area of about 10 acres.
The academy is highly ranked Training Institution within the Tanzania Police Force designated to offer both academic, promotion and proficiency programmes to Police Officers and other safety and security agencies from within and outside the country, it has the capacity to enroll up to 500 students police officer and civilian from different within Tanzania main land and Zanzibar per year in different training programs designed to develop and train officers in specific areas so as to prepare personnel who can assume leadership roles within the Force and sharpen their capabilities to discharge their responsibilities as related to the preservation of peace and maintenance of law and order in the society.
The Academy is a full registered training institution by NACTE since October 2009 with a registration Number REG/PFW/032 and has two NACTE registered courses namely ordinary diploma in Police Science NTA Level 6 and the Basic Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology program – NTA Level 4 the first batch 2018/2019 and Technician Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology Program – NTA Level 5 this academic year. Apart from those programmes the institution offers other police training programs including Police proficiency program and Short tailor-made security program
Following the Police cooperation under the umbrella of SARPCCO and EAPCCO in combating crimes within the region, the Dar es Salaam Police Academy has been promoted as East African Countries Center of Excellency for Public order Management programmes and Promotional Programmes.
MISSION AND VISSION.
To provide high level training programs for police officers and civilian health and public safety professional. This enhances team performance for the purpose of improving peace, security and health of the people within and outside the United Republic of Tanzania.
To be a recognized and remain a leading institution in developing police officers’ and civilians’ knowledge ,skills ,altitude and virtues of justice that will improve peace, security and health of the people within and outside the United Republic of Tanzania
- Core Values
- Integrity, honesty, confidentiality
- Team spirit
- Courtesy and customer focused
- Respect of human rights
- Commitment to quality services and productivity
Producing professional and outstanding police officers who will be able to deal more technically with law enforcement challenges both at national and global level by providing with highly quality and excellent performance.
Instilling the Dar es salaam Police Academy instructors with knowledge, skills and altitude for training international and local police students to the extent of acquiring organization excellence on detecting crimes, preventing and apprehending offenders and by so doing we preserve peace and tranquility in our countries.
As a modernized police training institution we expect to furnish with highly refined information and communication technology, training material infrastructures including accommodation, teaching infrastructures and recreation centers.
- Motto: Professional Excellence through training
Quality Assurance and Quality Control
The Academy has developed a quality assurance and quality control mechanism in alignment with the force’s quality management model based on the NACTE for quality management model of excellence. Quality assurance and quality control are built in the entire training process and involves all training needs as per training programmes. Instructor training is also enhanced such that all new instructional staff is mandated to attend instructional skills training immediately upon their transfer to a training post and serving instructors are to follow continuing professional development programs during their entire tenure with the Police Force training institutions.
The Academy is a full registered training institution by NACTE since October 2009 with a registration Number REG/PFW/032 and has two NACTE registered programmes namely ordinary diploma in Police Science NTA Level 6 and the Basic Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology program – NTA Level 4 the first batch 2018/2019 and Technician Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology Program – NTA Level 5 2019/2020.
2.0 THE ADVISORY BOARD
Tanzania police Force in June, 2012 appointed an advisory board to oversee the training operations of all its training institutions. The first advisory board was inaugurated by inspector general of police on 03rd July, 2012. The advisory board members serve in their positions for a period of three years before termination of the board tenure. The Advisory Board has currently a total of fifteen (15) members including the commandant of PDA.
Members of advisory body
|1||Prof. F. D. A. Luoga||Governor BoT||Chairman|
|2||CP. Liberatus Sabas Materu||CP O & T||M/Mwykt|
|3||DCP. Ally K. Lugendo||CDT –TPF||Secretary|
|4||Prof. Eginald P. Mihanjo||Sen. Lecture NDC Kunduchi||Member|
|5||Dr. P. S. D. Mushi||Lecture Jordan University||Member|
|6||SACAP. Lazro B.Mambosasa||CO DPA||Member|
|7||ACP Ndagile.A Makubi||CO MPC – Mwanza||Member|
|8||ACP. Augustino I. Senga||CO ZPC Zanzibar||Member|
|9||SACP Ramadhani A. Mungi||CO TPS – Moshi||Member|
|10||SACP. Kheriyangu Mgeni Khamis||Ant-Drugs Commission of Zanzibar||Member|
|11||ACP. Samweli V. Mshana||CO F&THE||Member|
|12||ACP Edson Kasekwa||C.I TPSC KIDATU||Member|
|13||Prof. E. T, Bisanda||Vice Chancellor OUT||Member|
|14||ACP. Zarau H. Mpangule||CO TPS KIDATU||Member|
|15||Mrs. Twilumba Mponzi||Rt. NACTE STAFF||Member|