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At the Police Education Unit, externally funded research is conducted to create knowledge within the main field of study – police work.

The Police Education Unit has three research profiles. Read more about each of them here.

Crime prevention and security-creating police work
The aim is to provide wide background knowledge and understanding in the field of police work.
Learning in police work
Research about training to become a police officer and the transition to working life.
Stress and health in police work
Research on how police officers handle traumatic experiences in their work.

LEPH2023 Umeå – May 21-24 2023

The European conference on of law enforcement and public health – LEPH2023 Umeå – will be hosted by Umeå University May 21-24 in 2023. Registration for the conference is now open.

Welcome to register for the conference!

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Conference web page

Johanna Sundqvist

Deputy director and operations manager for research development at the Police Education Unit.

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Sandra Sjöström

Unit and research administrator at the Police Education Unit.

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Latest update: 2023-06-01