The article is devoted to the definition of professional training of persons performing law enforcement functions and the features of training specialists in the specialty “Law enforcement” are considered. The problematic issues of the conceptual foundations for improving the activities of law enforcement agencies and the quality of their training have been identified and identified. The foreign experience aimed at solving such important issues as organizing the training of persons and protecting the rights and freedoms of man and citizen has been studied and noted.
The purpose, content and main tasks of professional training are listed. It is shown that improving the quality of professional training of police officers requires the introduction of innovations, the involvement of highly qualified employees and the introduction of the experience of professional training of police officers from foreign countries.
Thus, in the article, on the basis of generalization, the practice of qualification requirements for persons of law enforcement specialists is considered. It is considered how, since the reform of the new police of Ukraine, the requirements for law enforcement officers have increased.
It was stated that the issue of training specialists in law enforcement today is given extraordinary attention since the reform of the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine is proceeding very rapidly, there are big changes in the current legislation both to the Criminal Code of Ukraine, both to the Criminal Procedure and other legislative acts to which law enforcement officers are subject. Regarding the professional training of police officers, we have identified the following stages:
1. Conduct further development of professional qualities that create a positive image of Ukraine and increase the level of confidence in the employees of the National Police of Ukraine.
2. Expand even more experience with European countries and the USA. Those.today we position ourselves as a European country, our law enforcement specialists prove this to us in our time, but we want even more, so that every person trusts the police even more, as is the case in European countries.
3. To promote the development of higher educational institutions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on the provision of educational services (basic) for the training, and retraining of specialists.
4. And to promote the development of the personnel issue on the introduction of world experience in the training of law enforcement agencies, in order to create a highly professional personnel corps that effectively and efficiently solved the tasks assigned to the National Police of Ukraine.
Key words: law enforcement, reform, competence, professional training of law enforcement officers, learning outcomes, international experience