JUST 7001 Contemporary Policing Practice
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 101891
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Description The unit will focus on issues that impact on contemporary policing, and the future of policing. The unit will contextualise policing practice by introducing students to the historical, legal, political and social context of this practice. The unit will then consider contemporary issues for policing such as social inclusion and community engagement, working with cognitive disability, transnational crime and newly defined crimes due to technological advancements. The implications of these developments for policing organisations in the future will be considered.
School Social Sciences
Discipline Police Studies
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Eligible students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Strategic Leadership Program at NSW Police Management and Leadership Centre; or the Graduate Diploma of Executive Leadership (Policing and Emergency Services) at the Australian Institute of Police Management will receive Advanced standing for this subject.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate solid understanding and analysis of current policing practice from historical, social, political and legal perspectives.
- Reflect on the role of the police in the 21st Century.
- Analyse issues facing contemporary policing practice.
1. Historical development of Policing, national and international
2. The impact of the legal, social and political context on policing practice
3. Critical issues impacting on contemporary and future policing practice