Professional standards

The Professional Standards Division is responsible for performing the PRSB’s professional standards functions, including advising the Chief Commissioner of Police about a range of education and professional development matters.

Under the Victoria Police Act 2013, the Professional Standards Division is responsible for the following functions:

  • to advise the Chief Commissioner about competency standards, practice standards, educational courses and supervised training arrangements for police officers, protective services officers and police reservists; and
  • to support and promote the continuing education and professional development of police officers, protective services officers and police reservists.

The PRSB is currently undertaking a project examining the future of police professionalisation in Victoria in consultation with key stakeholders.