The Police University College is the central educational institution for the police-and-sheriff’s department in Norway, and aims to be a professional-oriented educational institution on a high level which develops and imparts the knowledge, skills and attitudes that the police need in order to maintain safety, respect for the law and order, in addition to preventing/fighting crime. The aim of the Police University College is to secure recruitment to the police.
Maren Eline Kleiven has been working 21 years for the Norwegian police service. Her first 10 years was served in various operational departments in Oslo police district, and the last 11 year she has been working as a lecturer at the Norwegian Police University College, teaching crime prevention, conflict management and international policing, whilst undertaking her Master and her PhD. Maren Eline Kleiven was seconded to NUPI as a police advisor on the 1 of January 2013, where she is place under the Peace Operations Research Group. She is currently doing research on a wide specter themes within international policing, ranging from a study of PTN-Nordic Liaison Officers, to international police peacekeeping and police reform. She is also the leader for the Masters module International Policing at the Norwegian Police University College.