The teaching practice value in the study process

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Police officers must be professional in order to do their tasks professionally. Today, when Lithuania faces greater or smaller crises of different characters, researchers in education rise the question how to develop a future specialist that he/she would distinguish in his/her ability to adapt in the society that is fast changing and full of challenges, would have accumulated the necessary amount of knowledge, would be able to apply it in different practical situations, would be able to analyze as well as would interpret and predict his/her further career. The article strives to disclose the higher police education at the Faculty of Public Security Mykolas Romeris University in Lithuania. The paper aims to reveal the educational aspect of teaching practices, goals and the criteria of assessment in training police officers. The aim of investigation is to ascertain the attitude of future police officers towards the chosen profession and its evaluation after the fulfillment of practice, and to analyze students’ evaluation of different territorial police subdivisions. The university education in stated as the advantage of a police worker: having higher education such an officer can better adapt to the relations between the police and citizen as they became bilateral and are based on mutual understanding. It is associated with changes of the tendencies of crimes, growth of younger and more cruel criminals, appearance of complex development group-nets sailing drugs, terror attacks and international criminal expansion by making use of knew sophisticated technologies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-122
JournalEuropean international journal of science and technology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2013



  • Students
  • Teaching practice
  • Higher education
  • Police officers

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