It is the first museum of collected, displayed and stored historical pieces and documents of police in different countries, including the historical development of police, organizations, assignments, duties, police forces, equipment, uniforms and academic works.
Located on the west hill of the campus of Central Police University in Taoyuan, it is modern artistic architecture with graceful style and magnificent appearance, in total area of more than 1,320m2. There are three floors, the first one is History Hall and Chinese Police Hall, B1 is a Specialized Collection and International Police Hall, and B2 is also an International Police Hall. In the square in front of the museum stands the sculpture work, “The Police Pigeon”, deliberately designed by Yang, Ying-feng, the famous sculpture, and the sign “World Police Museum” by Chiang, Chao-shen, the famous calligrapher. The sculpture and the calligraphy are perfectly matched to each other, highlighting the art and spirit of the museum.
The library collects around 200,000 volumes of books mainly about police related science. Types of information include books, periodicals, newspapers, government publications, academic theses, on-line databases and multimedia information. The library mainly serves the faculty and students of the university and provides services, including reading, reference and consulting, copy, information search, and guided tour. In addition, in order to facilitate sharing of police administration resources, the library also welcomes students of extension education, alumni, retired faculties and members of the library to borrow books.
Monday to Thursday：08：30-21：00
Closed on national holidays. Open until 16:00 the day before consecutive holidays.
See library notice for opening hours during summer and winter vocations.
Professional staff is responsible for Information Desk, assisting readers in searching information, conducting reading instructions and reference consulting. Readers can ask for assistance through oral and written request or through telephone at 03-3282321 ext 4802. Readers can also utilize on-line consulting service, registering the question in the page of “Reader’s Opinion”. We will reply to the reader’s question as soon as possible.