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1.0       Introduction

The Training, Research and Development (TRD), formerly Human Resource Development (HRD), is one of the departments or sections of the Zambia Police Service whose main purpose is to train and develop police officers in order to enhance their performance. The department is currently headed by the Deputy Director, ranked as Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (SACP) and reports to the Director, Administration.

  1. The roles of the Training, Research and Development (TRD)

The main roles of TRD other than training and developing police officers in order to enhance their performance include the following:

  • Reviewing the training and development needs and formulate human resource policies in line with the mission statement and long-term goals of the Zambia Police;
  • Coordinating and monitoring training needs of both the organization and individual officers to ensure that training satisfies work related needs;
  • Prioritizing recruitment and training to avoid unnecessary waste of scarce resources by ensuring proper provision, administration and control of training resources;
  • Clarifying training roles, responsibilities and determining training levels in a structured modular approach in order to achieve the aim and the long-term goals of the Zambia Police;
  • Supporting and promoting the quality of training, education and development within the police by providing quality training materials, trainers, processes, structures and the use of the most relevant technologies in an endeavour to provide quality service to the community;

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