What changes have the Polish police experienced in the last 30 years? What are the attitudes towards the Police amongst lay Polish people? How has teaching in police academies changed in the last years?
The Research Centre on Social and Economic Risks, Collegium Civitas, and the Institute of Political Sciences, University of Warsaw, invite you to participate in the conference “Post-1989 Transformation of the Polish Police”.
The event will take place on 23 May 2018 between 10 am and 5 pm at Collegium Civitas, Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw. Admission is free of charge.
The aim of the conference is to discuss the most important changes that have taken place in the Polish police since 1989 and to outline the characteristic features of the transformation of this institution. Researchers, experts, specialists and practitioners will also talk about current changes in the organization and functioning of the law enforcement body in the context of system solutions, reforms and social perception.
|Opening of the conference
|Prof. Andrzej Misiuk, Institute of Political Sciences, University of Warsaw|
|Panel I: New post-1989 Polish Police|
|Dr Mariusz Ciarka, Chief Police Spokesman, The Press Bureau
Systemic, organisational and public image changes that aimed at separating Polish Police from socialist militia.
|Prof. Jan Widacki, Krakowska Akademia im. Andrzeja Frycza Modrzewskiego
The aims of the police reforms in 1990.
|Dr Mariusz Sokołowski, Institute of Political Sciences, University of Warsaw
Changes to the public image of the Polish Police after 1989.
|Piotr Caliński, Research Centre on Social and Economic Risks, Collegium Civitas
The transformation of police academies.
|Moderator: Grzegorz Cieślak
|Panel II: Polish Police in empirical research|
|Dr Anna Matczak, Research Centre on Social and Economic Risks, Collegium Civitas
„We have the kind of police we deserve” – lay perspective on the Polish Police.
|Dr Magdalena Dobrowolska-Opała, Institute of Political Sciences, University of Warsaw
Qualitative police research – in-depth interviews with Police officers in provincial police headquarters.
|Monika Baylis, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Post-1989 Polish Police – „when the devil is in the detail”
|Moderator: Grzegorz Cieślak
|Panel III: Post-1989 New Polish Police – successes and failures|
|Gen. Adam Grzegorz Rapacki, Security Council
Polish Police against serious organised crime. The evolution of structures, law enforcement toolkit, successes and failures.
|Dr Krzysztof Liedel, Research Centre on Terrorism, Collegium Civitas
The development of counter-terrorism strategies after 1989.
|Grzegorz Cieślak, Research Centre on Social and Economic Risks, Collegium Civitas
The implications of the Anti-Terrorism Act – challenges for the Polish Police.
|Moderator: Paulina Piasecka, Research Centre on Terrorism, Collegium Civitas
|Dr Mathieu Zagrodzki, associate research fellow na Centre de Recherches Sociologiques sur le Droit et les Institutions Pénales
Police reforms and research in France – 40 years of small progress
- Anna Matczak, PhD
- Andrzej Misiuk
- Piotr Caliński
- Agnieszka Bukowska, PhD
- Magdalena Omen
- Magdalena Dobrowolska-Opała, PhD
You are warmly invited to take part in this unique event.
Please note that in order to participate in the conference, it is necessary to fill out an application form.
All questions regarding the conference should be sent to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the event will be held in Polish.