PSC’s Academic and Research Wing (A&R) is dedicated to perform two distinct jobs- 1) to administer PSC’s academic programs such as the administration of its professional Master degree program, ‘Master of Applied Criminology and Police Management’ under the directions of the National University Bangladesh, and 2) to conduct cutting edge researches as directed by PHQ. This Wing is headed by a Member Directing Staff (MDS) in the rank of Addl. Deputy Inspector General (Addl. DIG) of Bangladesh Police. This Wing is composed of two Branches i) Academic Branch and ii) Research & Publication Branch each is headed by a Director in the rank of Superintendent of Police.