Courses & Units

Policing in Diverse Contexts HSP109

Introduction

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of doing policing work, the primary organisations and partnerships involved with policing, and critical discussion of the impact of elements of policing work on victims/offenders.

Summary

Unit name Policing in Diverse Contexts
Unit code HSP109
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Policing and Emergency Management
Coordinator Ms Jeanette Boland
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate critical engagement with the impact that policing can have on victims/offenders
  • practice and develop professional writing conventions and demonstrate the skill of critical analysis in written text
  • demonstrate introductory skills with conducting and reporting on social observation of how policing and security processes and systems are organised/structured in public spaces
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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (40%)|Direct Observations of Clinical Encounters (DOCEs) (40%)|Attendance (20%)
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Textbooks

Required

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