On May 4, 2015, the state institution «Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan» was established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Academy has the special status of an educational organization, the main areas of which are defined:
- Improving the professional level of law enforcement officers, including who are in the Presidential Reserve of the leadership of law enforcement authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
- Coordination and interdepartmental scientific research in the field of law enforcement;
- Implementation of postgraduate education programs.
The issues of the Academy’s activities have been legally regulated by amending the Law “On Law Enforcement” and “On the Prosecutor’s Office”.
The Academy has started implementation of the main activities, such as conducting interdepartmental research in the field of law enforcement, implementation of postgraduate education programs, as well as solving organizational issues to improve the professional level of law enforcement officers, including those in the Presidential Reserve of the leadership of law enforcement and special state bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
As part of this work, measures to organize the interdepartmental research work of the law enforcement agencies of the country are being taken. The Academy has a corresponding Institute, the structure of which includes three specialized departments. The departments are focused on a comprehensive solution of actual problems of law enforcement, taking into account the specifics of each law enforcement agency.
The Academy established the Scientific Methodological Council (SMC) as a consultative and advisory body composed of authorized representatives of all law enforcement agencies. The SMC determines the topics of interdepartmental research works, monitors their development at every stage, from approval to implementation in practical activities.
For the first time among scientific and educational institutions of the law enforcement system of the country, Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan got a comprehensive accreditation of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as a subject of scientific and (or) scientific and technical activities, with obtaining the relevant Certificate No. 004639 of November 2, 2015.
Accreditation of the Academy was carried out on the basis of high rating analysis results of such requirements as: qualitative and quantitative indicators of the scientific potential (employees with academic degrees, certified methods of analysis, control, etc.), scientific and / or scientific and technical activities (in accordance with government, industry and target programs).
Accreditation entitles the Academy to participate in competitions of scientific and (or) scientific and technical activities carried out at the expense of the state budget.
The documents (Rules, curricula) regulating professional training and retraining of persons both for the first time entering the service and acting law enforcement officers, as well as employees in the Presidential reserve of the leadership of law enforcement and special state bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan have been developed.