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Inside Egypt's Police Academy

27 May 2014 Last updated at 07:33 BST

Egypt's police force is once again becoming a visible presence on the streets.

It kept a much lower profile in the wake of public anger and resentment after the 2011 revolution.

But as security forces crackdown on dissent, there have been increasing allegations of brutality and torture.

The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil gained rare access to the country's vast Police Academy and sent this report.

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