About us

Lithuanian Police School is an institution of police vocational training with the status of internal affairs vocational training body. The School organises and implements formal and informal education.

Vision of Lithuanian Police School is a modern vocational training institution that ensures qualified initial training of police officers as well as their professional development.

Mission of Lithuanian Police School is to train and educate highly motivated, responsible and civically engaged young people to perform professional police officers’ duties. As well as to improve police officers’ competencies and qualifications necessary for constantly changing work conditions.

Priority activities in 2017:

  • to improve the content of the Policeman Modular Vocational Training Programme according to the changes in the organisation of police activity, so that the graduates of the Lithuanian Police School (LPS) would acquire the necessary professional competencies;
  • to seek for the implementation of the priority training goals, while organising the process of improvement of police officers’ qualification;
  • to continue the development of the LPS infrastructure, in order to create a modern and comfortable environment for learning and living, adapted to the Police Training needs;
  • to employ a qualified staff at the Professional Skills Board of LPS and to create an efficient model of this subdivision, which would ensure a constant special professional and general physical training in the places of service;
  • to seek for the permanent partnership with the Police Training and other Police Institutions of the European Union and other countries, as well as to encourage the mobility of employees and cadets.

Development of the Lithuanian Police School

2 July 1992 Klaipeda Police School was established under the order No. 434 of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania.
23 July 1998 The Statute of Klaipeda Police College was approved under the order No. 302 of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania.
8 October 2004 The Regulations and Structure of  Klaipeda Police School were approved under the order No. 1 V-327 of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania.
29 September 2008 The Functions of Klaipeda Police School were referred to the Police Department of the Republic of Lithuania under the Ministry of the Interior under the order No. 1 V-341 of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania.
23 December 2008 The Regulations and Structure of the Lithuanian Police School were approved by the Commissar General of the Lithuanian Police under the order 5-V-793.

Lithuanian Police Training Centre

In order to satisfy the training needs of police system employees, on 21 January 1999 the Lithuanian Police Training Centre was established. The main function of the Centre was to organize and implement the qualification improvement of the employees at the Police institutions, to improve their professional competence, special and physical training. The main activities of the training centre are the qualification improvement, the organization of police sports events, the activity of sports facilities.

On 5 February 2009 the branch of the Lithuanian Police Training Centre was opened in Kaunas (Griunvaldas str. 16).

Lithuanian Police School

On 6 November 2009 under the order No. 5-V-808 of the Commisar General of the Lithuanian Police, the Police School and the Lithuanian Police Training Centre were connected and reorganised to the new institution of police vocational education – the Lithuanian Police School. Under the same order the regulations and structure of the Lithuanian Police School were approved.

Last updated: 29-11-2017