Officers' Degree. Hellenic Police Officer School. Police Academy. Hellenic Police Headquarters.


The trainees, following their graduation shall be capable of the following: 
• identify and understand the principles of the Legal Science and interpret the clauses of the Criminal and Procedural Law, and of the entire applicable legislation;        
• discern and specify the numerous subjects and responsibilities of the Hellenic Police and describe practices relevant to police methodology;                                 
• identify the parts and rules for using the firearms used by the Hellenic Police;                    
• understand the basic principles of management.                              
Skills - Competencies:                                         
• organize and plan issues falling into their police capacity;                                                      
• perform their interrogating duties within the context of prosecuting and fighting crime;                
• use firearms, as per the applicable legislation;                                                            
• respond to crises and manage them according to their duties;                
• communicate with the civilian, with the purpose of protecting society;                                       
• assign roles and duties to their subordinates;                                       
• develop during their work and career a group spirit and the sense of upholding moral values. 
Through training in the Officers' Academy, the graduates can evaluate the various situations during their service and properly apply the Constitution and the valid Law, having realised their mission, as state functionaries and social factors.

Further Information

The mission of the Hellenic Police Officer School is to provide training aiming at proper professional training, general education, and suitable physical and mental preparation of the trainees, in order to become capable officers of the Hellenic Police. When studying in the Hellenic Police Officer School, the students are taught cognitive subjects covering the following fields:  a) National, moral and organizational education, b) Legal and Administrative Science, c) Police Practice and Methodology, d) Social, Encyclopaedic and General Education, e) Physical Training and Sports, f) Weapon handling.

Relation To Employment

The degree of the Hellenic Police Officer School is necessary in order to perform the duties of the officer (general duties) of the Hellenic Police.


Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.