This structural unit was established in 1996 and functioned as a department of psychology in the activities of the internal affairs bodies, psychology and pedagogy in the activities of the internal affairs bodies, psychology and professional ethics, psychology and pedagogy. In 2017, it was transformed into the specialized department of the psychology of service activities.
The department provides teaching of the following sciences for the full-time courses:
Providing the foundation of the department with dozens of publications such as: “Professional psychology”, “Legal socialization of the person: theory and practice”, “Professional and psychological training of internal affairs agencies”, “Psychology of a fanatical person”, “Practicum in legal psychology”, “Penitentiary psychology», promotes the learning of necessary knowledge by cadets.
At present, members of the chair conduct scientific research to improve the professional and psychological training of employees of internal affairs bodies. The establishment of scientific and practical cooperation with a number of higher educational institutions promotes the mutual exchange of experience and improvement of the quality of education. At the chair effectively functions the scientific circle of cadets “Psychology of service activity”.
The department was headed by R.Makhmudov, D.Yusubov, N.Muhammadiev.