Selected Papers of Homer Cummings, Attorney General of the United States, 1933-1939

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6. Enforcement Training
Police training under way; from "Progress Toward a Modern Administration of Criminal Justice in the United States," an address at the Annual Meeting of The North Carolina Confer­ ence for Social Service, April 27, 1936:

WITH respect to the practical recommendations of the Crime Conference of 1934, time does not permit me to offer a discussion, except to state that one of the important actions taken was that approving the establishment at Washingon, D. C., of a scientific and educational center to provide national leadership in the broad field of criminal law administration and the treatment of crime and criminals. The Advisory Committee appointed to consider this recommendation approved the creation of the proposed center within the structure of the Department of Justice, and it was decided to use the existing facilities of the Department for this purpose.

For several years, under the guidance of its skilled Director, Mr. J. Edgar Hoover, there had been in successful operation in the Federal Bureau of Investigation an excellent training school for the instruction of special agents. * * * It was decided to make that training course, with suitable adaptations, available to selected law enforcement officials throughout the United States.

The first Police Training School was held in the summer of 1935, and a second group of law enforcement officers was graduated a short time ago. Plant, technical equipment, scientific facilities, lecturers, and instructors are made available for this important work. The sole expense to those who take these courses is the cost of transportation to and from Washington, and of personal maintenance during the period of instruction. The Department cannot, of course, offer these advantages indiscriminately, but it can and does undertake to supply to a limited number of experienced police officials instruction in all of the manifold scientific and technical subjects in which special agents of the Federal

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