The Department of Police Administration continually attempts to solicit brilliant students who will help to lead the development of Keimyung University. We possess suitable educational programs and learning systems, which help to develop the talents of our students as future elites in the Criminal Justice system including: police, prosecution, courts, correctional institutions etc. In addition, we also provide students with numerous field trips and internships that help to promote leadership and field experience. The department also supplies places to study for all students preparing for various national exams. As a result, many alunmi successfully get into core positions in Korean National Agencies, such as the National Police Agency, National Intelligence Service, Prosecutor's Office, Courts, correctional institutions etc
Police Administration at Keimyung University began with 40 students, who were the first cohort of the department in the college of social science in 1996. In 1997, the name was changed to the Department of Police Science, due to the adoption of a new academic system. In 2003 it was affiliation with the Department of Police Science, a part of the Law-Police College, inside the College of Social Science. The department held its 10th anniversary in 2005. The Department of Police Science was re-named the Department of Police Administration at the Law-Police College in 2010.
Educational Objectives of the Police Law Department
- To promote moral experts who can help to preserve public safety
- To promote creative intellects who can aid in criminal justice
- To promote practical leaders who embody democratic principles
Characteristics of the Law Department
- Enables one to work in various fields.
- Provides a great assistance in preparation for Law School.
- Helps one obtain stable and specialized jobs.
- Makes dreams come true through specialized programs.
Future Occupational Pathways
Future Occupational Pathways in the Department of Police Administration are as followings.
※ Fire Department, Private Security Service, Academic, etc.
Study Groups and Student's Clubs
All students majoring in police administration have a chance to use departmental Study groups (Kyung-si Heon, Bisa Gosi Won) and a variety of group activities. Every week, students participate in jogging and Ju-Do. The department has active student's clubs, such as Air (basketball club), Tornado (soccer club), Bumyeol (Judo club). In these clubs, students have a chance to release academic stress, exchange academic information and bond. Additionally, department and student councils frequently hold study presentation, seminars and special lectures which provide students with the opportunity to discuss police work and create groups to study their particular interests. A special activity of the student council is running "Campus Police" of which members patrol on campus to maintain nightime safety. Participation in Campus Police provides vital career experience. Student councils also carry out various plans, such as exchange programs, including academic conferences and judo competitions, with other schools and field trips to criminal justice agencies (police, correction, district attorney's office and court). In addition, student council offers English and Chinese character tests twice a month and conducts various student activities, such as MT (Membership Training), athletics competition, departmental picnics etc. The department of police administration's alumni association, which was officially established in 2005 offers financial supports for poor students and advises on future directions for the department.