The Pan European Football Policing Training Project (PE-FPTP) is a world-class professional development course for police officers involved in the policing of football matches with an international dimension. The PE-FPTP is funded by the European Commission Directorate-General Home Affairs (Internal Security) and UEFA. The training provided by the course is unparalleled in terms of quality, approach, participation & partnerships. The programme offers a platform for professional development & mutual exchange of good practice among European police forces through interaction, theory and the observation of practice. Highly skilled educators, leading scientists and experienced practitioners using leading edge technologies and techniques, deliver the training.
The training has already been delivered for delegations from Poland and Ukraine, as part of their preparation to host the Euro 2012:
"This workshop programme was very important in terms of international cooperation, in terms of sharing the experience gained from previous tournaments, and the identification and simulation of anticipated difficulties."
"The course was useful from the point of view of enabling an exchange of experience as regards the provision of security for international matches."
"It presented the principles and philosophy behind an integrated safety approach for football matches"
"This course, both in theoretical and practical terms, provided an essential range of information for those engaged in law enforcement, security and the provision of public order."