JUST 7004 Vulnerability and Public Safety
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 102418
Coordinator Nicole Asquith Opens in new window
Description This unit explores the concept of vulnerability and its implications for policing and public safety. Vulnerability will be defined and described and the challenges vulnerable populations present for policing and public safety will be discussed.
School Social Sciences
Discipline Police Studies
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Students must be enrolled in 2761 Master of Business Administration and be completing the Policing and Public Safety major.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Recognise different forms of vulnerability and the challenges they pose for policing and public safety
- Analyse policy applicable to the concept of vulnerability
- Critically evaluate policy and practice in the policing of vulnerable groups
- Develop policy and practice guidance applicable to policing or managing vulnerable populations
Vulnerable victims and perpetrators of crime
Police responses to vulnerability
Best practice in policing with vulnerable populations
Policy and practice implications
- Bartkowiak-Th?ron I and Asquith NL (eds) (2012) Policing Vulnerability. Annandale, NSW: Federation Press.
- Asquith NL, Bartkowiak-Th?ron I & Roberts, K (eds) Policing Encounters with Vulnerability, forthcoming.