People’s Public Security University of China

People’s Public Security University of China (Chinese: 中国人民公安大学) is a university in Xicheng District, Beijing, China. It was founded in 1948 and is directly under the Ministry of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China.

The university specialises in the training of elite police officers, and it is ranked as the best Chinese police academy since its merger with the People’s Police Cadre University of China in 1998. It is a Chinese state Double First Class University, included in the Double First Class University Plan designed by the central government of China.

PPSUC has a law school, a department of foreign languages, literature, criminal investigation, criminology, management, information security, traffic control, forensic science, etc. Many Chinese overseas UN peacekeepers, after field service experience, are from the CPPSU, in particular the Foreign Languages Department. Its graduates have found employment in the Ministry of Public Security, Provincial Police Department, Municipal Police Department and other legal institutions at all levels in China.

The PPSUC now has two campuses, one at Muxidi and the other at Tuanhe.

PPSUC is aiming to be one of the best police academy in the world, establishing relations with many other famous police academies in the world, such as Korea National Police University in South Korea. PPSUC has been connected with such institutions or governmental agencies from more than 60 countries including France, the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia.

PPSUC also provides training for officers or cadets from forty developing countries. Starting in 2009, CPPSU began training police officers from Hong Kong

The PPSUC has and Taiwan‘s Central Police University first official contact was in 2010. The head of the PPSUC, Chen Lin, paid a visit to CPU and Hou Youyi, head of CPU paid a reciprocal visit to PPSUC. In 2015 PPSUC and New Zealand’s Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) signed a Letter of Cooperation to formalize closer training and cooperation opportunities between the two schools.