Dar es salaam Police Academy

Our History

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.

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.