PSD chief inaugurates Leadership Academy headquarters

Director of Public Security Directorate (PSD) Maj. Gen. Obaidullah Maaytah, on Thursday inaugurated Leadership Academy headquarters at Royal Police Academy (RPA), in the presence of British Ambassador to Jordan Bridget Brind.

Speaking at the ceremony, Maaytah stressed the importance of bolstering training facilities to provide an appropriate environment for transferring expertise and offering security and police skills.

The newly-launched Leadership Academy represents a “promising” training center and provides the necessary means and capabilities that make it a “distinguished leading” institute at the regional and international level, Maaytah said.

The academy’s Inauguration comes within the framework of PSD’s modernization and development process in its various formations and units, which would reflect “positively” on improving efficiency of security operations and upgrading level of services provided to citizens, Maaytah noted.

The next stage, he noted, will witness “great” interest in building human capabilities to ensure professionalism and competence in carrying out policing tasks and duties, according to schemes and strategies that focus on training plans that simulate police needs and specializations.

For her part, Brid expressed pride in the “solid” cooperation relations between the two kingdom’s police apparatuses, especially in the field of training and expertise exchange, stressing her country’s keenness to benefit from and maintain this collaboration to develop and modernize security services provided to the community.

The academy’s new headquarters house halls equipped with modern training equipment to hold conferences and workshops according to the highest standards, as well as administrative and office facilities to serve educational and training activities, supplied with “advanced” distance learning technologies, said a PSD statemnent.

Source: Jordan News Agency

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