Professional Training of Prison Service Officers in the Republic of Poland
Purpose: This article specifies improvement actions which could enhance process of professional training of prison service officers. Design/Methodology/Approach: Theoretical methods such as analysis and synthesis were used, as well as empirical research methods, diagnostic survey performed with questionnaire technique. Findings: Performed empirical research proved that changes in prison service officers’ professional trainings organization within the number of training hours, the length of the training, classes planning, the number of people in groups, as well as changes in the process of teaching connected with realized contents may contribute to prison service training process facilitation. Practical implications: Applying facilitations in reference to training base, professional practice, within professionalization of trainers may contribute to improvement of professional training process preparing prison service officers to perform duties in certain corps of prison service. Originality/value: Directions of improvements were indicated. They may significantly contribute to enhancement of professional training process preparing prison service officers to perform responsibilities in certain corps of prison services.