This article comprehensively lists all Nigerian Police Training Schools and Academies and their locations. These police training schools help Nigerian officers and policemen grow into future careers as outstanding law enforcement professionals. Some Nigerian police academies offer refresher courses for serving officers. Let’s take a closer look.
The following is a list of Nigerian police academies with their various locations:
POLICE COLLEGE, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE
Ikeja Police Academy is at 26 Oba-Akengobi Road, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos State. The training center is the premier police training school for the Nigerian Police. The formation of the headquarters of the forces is also considered.
The Police Academy, Ikeja, has the following functions: to train recruits for service in the southern states of Nigeria, to instruct all senior officers and deputy inspectors, on-duty training for senior officers and inspectors, and to conduct chief inspectors and warrant officers. Other duties of the Lagos State Police Academy Ikeja include the training of police drivers, police signals and telephone operators, and training cadets from other police forces.
POLICE COLLEGE, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE
The Kaduna Police Academy was established to train recruits for service in the northern part of the country and to conduct promotional courses for non-commissioned officers and officers in the northern states. It was classified as the force headquarters formation.
POLICE COLLEGE, WUDIL, KANO STATE
Recruiting soldiers in the Nigerian Police Force are trained at the Wudil Police College, as are officers who wish to advance in the service.
POLICE DETECTIVE COLLEGE, ENUGU STATE
Enugu State Police Detective College was established on November 15, 1984, to train recruits and police officers who want to succeed in the Nigerian Police Force.
POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
The recruits, based mainly in Kwara State and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, will be trained at the Police Academy in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Recruit constable training with a strong educational foundation and practical professional exercises and courses to develop police officers with the ability to perform police duties in society effectively.
NIGERIAN POLICE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE
The Nigeria Police School of Music, Ikeja, was established to train student band members for the Royal School of Music Test or other tests specified by the Inspector General. The said Music Director heads the Nigerian Police School of Music.
OYIN AKOKO POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL
The Police Academy prepares recruits for the police force by providing a strong academic foundation, high professional training, and military courses. The aim is to produce well-educated and experienced police officers who can effectively perform policing duties in society.
POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL, SOKOTO
Constable Basic Training recruits come from Zamfara, Kebi, Jigawa, and Sokoto states and are trained to prepare them for police duty in their communities.
ENUGU STATE’S POLICE COLLEGE, OJI RIVER.
The Oji River Police College is typically responsible for training recruits based in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, or Imo states.
POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
Makurdi Police Training School is tasked with training experienced law enforcement professionals for police recruitment after nine months of basic police training.
IBADAN POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL
The Ibadan Police Training School is responsible for preparing recruits to serve in the states of Oyo and Ekiti.
MINNA POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL, NIGER STATE
Minna Police Training School provides basic training programs for police recruitment, especially in Niger and Kogi states.
POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL, IPERU-KEMU, OGUN STATE
Police recruiters for this service, who are usually likely to reside in Ogun State, can receive basic training at the Iperu-Kemu Police Training School.
POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE
This police training college trains police recruits in either Akwaibom State or Cross River State.
POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL OF ANTI-TERRORISM, NONWA-TAI, RIVERS STATE
Anti-Terrorism Police Training is responsible for training recruits of the Nigerian Police Force in Rivers and Bayelsa states.
POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL, BENIN
The Benin Police Training College, Edo State, is mandated to train Recruit Constables residing in Edo and Delta States.
POLICE TRAINING STAFF COLLEGE, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
Police instructors specialize in the twelve-month intermediate-level training of Assistant Superintendents and Duty Officers.
POLICE COLLEGE, BAUCHI STATE
The Bauchi Police Academy trains recruits for the unit, mainly from Bauchi and Taraba states.
- Police College of Information Technology, Abeokuta, Ogun State
- Police Training School, Ibadan, Oyo State
- Police Training School, Ikeja, Lagos State
- Police School of Communication, Kaduna, Kaduna State
- Police Mobile Training School, Gwoza, Borno State
- Police Mobile Force Training School, Ila-Orangun, Osun State