The Police College received the first batch of students for the 2014-2015 academic year on Saturday 16 August 2014.

The 130 students from Qatar and other Arab countries will get a bachelor’s degree in law and police science after finishing the four-year course.

The students were received by the General Manager of the college, Brigadier Dr Mohamed Abdulla Al Mohanna, Director of Technical Office of the Minister of Interior Brigadier Badr Ibrahim Al Ghanim, Director of Strategic Planning Department of the Ministry of Interior and Member of Supreme Council of Police College Colonel Abdul Rahman Majid Al Sulaiti, Asstistant Director of Human Resources Department Major Dr Muhammad Hamad al Giythain, Director of Administrative and Financial Department of the College Captain Jaber Hamoud al Noaimi, Director of Training Department of the College Captain Fahad Saeed Al Sobaiei along with officials and faculties of the College.

Welcoming the new batch, Brigadier Mohammed Al Marri underscored the keenness of the Qatari leadership on establishing such security edifice to serve the community and enhance safety and security in the country. He highlighted the importance attached to the Police College as a result of the great efforts made by the Supreme Council of the College, under the patronage of HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani who gave instructions to ensure the availability of best experts in police science and law in the college.

According Al Marri, the college represents a true narration of the Qatar National Vision 2030 and in particular the strategy of the Ministry of Interior, which aims to increase its human resources by qualified officers who work on the prevention and control of crime in accordance with the Qatari law and constitution. He thanked the authorities which contributed for the establishment of the college like Supreme Council of Education, Lekwiya, Kahrama and Ashghal as well as the parents of the first batch for their trust with the college.

Brigadier Bader Ibrahim Al Ghanim emphasised that the college would be capable to present well-trained officials as the college has signed agreements with top level security colleges in the world to cooperate in works.

Colonel Abdul Rahman Majid Al Solaiti extended his thanks to all those who contributed to the completion of this academic edifice to make it a stable military academic body with higher standard not only in GCC, but in entire Middle East.

The Police College was founded following the Emiri Decree No 161 for the year 2013. The College aims to develop a cadre of officers qualified and trained scientifically and practically in the fields of legal and police, to be officers of the police force, and the development of curricula and methods of education and training, to keep pace with the evolution of knowledge related to legal service, as well as to encourage and support scientific research and the spirit of innovation and creativity among college students to cope with new developments security and legal work areas.