Depot Province is the National Initial Police Training institute comprising Morris Depot and Chikurubi Depot in Harare as well as Ntabazinduna Depot in Bulawayo. The current carrying capacity of the three training institutions is about 3600 per year. The following training programmes are conducted at Depot: –

The two year graduate Training Programme
Six months Recruit Training Programme
Three months training programme for Technicians
Induction Training Programme for Doctors


The training centre is an extension of the Police staff College.

It is responsible for offering the following courses;

  •     Junior Officers Command Course (JOCC) for Chief Inspectors and Inspectors .
  •     Sergeant Major’s Induction Course

The duration of the courses is 4 weeks and subjects on offer includes a wide spectrum of police literature and the history of Zimbabwe. The courses are undoubtedly contributing positively and extensively to the participants’ professional growth.


 JOCC 1/2015 attending a lecture at Buchwa 


Professional Updating Centres are mandated with the responsibility of ensuring that quality of training of non commissioned police officers in the respective police provinces is sustained. The Police Staff College maintains a bird’s eye view on the operations of the Professional Updating Centres. The courses offered include Public Order Training, Station Tutorship, Docket Management, and Sergeants Induction Programmes.

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Police General Headquarters


Cnr 7th Street and J.Chinamano Avenue, Harare

Mon – Fri: 0800 hrs to 1630 hours