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Royal Ulster Constabulary (Training)

Volume 987: debated on Friday 27 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the training courses attended by members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary outside

CourseDuration (weeks)*Number of RUC members who attended
Student Instructors89414
Crashed Aircraft Drill134
Crashed Aircraft117
Crime Prevention4548
Crime Prevention (Refresher)191
Fraud Investigation3394
Drugs Detection1234
Port Training2–4233
Police Riflemen33
Advanced Driving Instructors6435
Communications Officers62
Computer Applications and the Police2 days6
Methods of Investigation28
Fingerprint (Advanced)215
Closed Circuit Television1–217
Summer School in Alcoholism111
Use of Protective Shields3 days9
Mountain Rescue and Cave Rescue Training1224
Manpower Planning2 days1
Colour Photography2 days2710
Weapon Training12
Scenes of Crime Officers41
Ilfospeed Processor3 days2
Police Driving Course42
National Checkpoint Scheme2 days1
Police Dog Instructors' Course822
All Arms Search16
Traffic and Road Safety121
Stolen Motor Vehicles218
Police Snipers2–324
Management Instructors212
Communications Officers62
Key Point Surveyors212
Army Liaison324
HGV Examiner41
Home Defence11
Security Services231
Police War Duties11
O & M31
Computers (General)14
Senior Management145
Special Care522
Command Training12–268
Mountain First Aid112
Community Relations41
Search Adviser27
Movement of Hazardous Substances2 days3
* Unless otherwise stated.
All the above Courses were held in Great Britain.