The first Police training institute of Rajasthan was established at the base of historic fort of Chittorgarh in the year 1950. It was shifted to Kishangarh and then to its present location i.e. Jaipur in the year 1975 and was upgraded as Rajasthan Police Academy. From the outset, the Academy’s endeavour was to evolve as the best Police training institution and accordingly it is shaping as a model Training Academy to train the police personnel and other stakeholders of the society.
The Academy is providing basic training to all the ranks from Constable to Deputy Superintendent of Police. The IPS officers, after completion of their training at NPA also undergo training at the Academy for three weeks on local laws and other related subjects. The Academy is engaged in organising Special Courses for the police personnel from Constable to ADGP level from Rajasthan and other States of the country. The Academy has also provided training to 300 Sri Lankan Police officers of Presidential Security Division and Constables of Chandigarh Police and is presently providing Band Training to the Band Constables of CISF. The Academy has conducted many Vertical Interaction Courses for IPS officers and was a venue for ATA courses for IPS officers conducted by the Department of State of the United States on varied topics.
The Academy is going ahead with a vision to be a premier Police Training Institution with motivated faculty and all modern training facilities. The faculty is chosen after their willingness and having gone through an interview by the expert panel to check their efficiency, effectiveness and motivation level. They are prepared to take on challenges of multifarious duties and to educate and impart social, moral and ethical values to the trainees besides the topics of policing. Its endeavour is also to adapt to the democratic tenets and make our trainees positive and sensitive with humanitarian attitude and to be alive to the expectations of the citizenry. The Academy aims to make the trainees expert in dealing with difficult situations and equip them with scientific prowess in investigation of the cases. The Training of Trainers (TOT) is also organized to provide them knowledge of their subjects with innovative skills in their profession. The Academy has developed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all the branches for a systematic and smooth functioning.
The Academy has a class room capacity of 1235 with five air conditioned conference halls of 295 capacities and a lecture theatre of a capacity of 140 persons. There are 16 class rooms in the Academy and each class can easily accommodate 50 trainees. The class rooms are equipped with LED Projector, CPU, sound systems, black/white boards with internet facility. The Academy has three cyber-labs with 110 computers and other accessories for training purpose. The Academy has investigation kits, drug detection kits, mock crime scenes and a mini lab for the training purpose. The faculty is well versed in using these facilities and mostly using power point presentation to deliver lectures in the class. The Academy has a well-stocked library having more than 35,000 books and is subscribing to all major journals and important magazines.
The wet canteen is stocked with all necessary items and the CPC canteen has stock of all the items generally available in CSD canteens and the items are provided on C.S.D. rates to the members. The Cafeteria with quality furniture is situated near indoor staff room to be used by trainees and staff. The Academy has a Hospital of its own in the campus. The Shaheed Smarak (Martyrs Memorial) has been developed as a major attraction for the visitors to the Academy to pay their homage to Police Martyrs.