This unit is being phased out and may not be offered next year, please consider your study plan accordingly. You will be able to enrol in the unit where there is an availability noted below.
This unit is only available to Tasmania Police recruits/professionals.
This unit explores two important aspects of policing related to investigations - (i) custody and dentention and (ii) coronial investigation. In regard to coronial investigation, the unit provides knowledge and skills in the roles police play in assisting the coroner to determine causes of sudden death and fires through inquest hearings. Relevant legal, cultural, ethical considerations and grief management interventions are studies. In regard to custody and detention, the unit provides knowledge and skills in the use of police powers to withdraw a suspect or offender's liberty, afford their rights, provide duty of care requirements and obtain forensic reference samples. In particular, risks associated with detention - including those concerning children, juveniles and individuals from other "at risk" communities - are analysed and assessed. Relevant ethical and legal considerations are studies.
|Unit name||Investigating Social Behaviour A|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
Dr Romy Winter
Dr Romy Winter and Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the key concepts, legislation, policy and procedures related to the subject matter.
- Identify, analyse and evaluate relevant issues and arguments, using evidence to justify your answers and /or actions.
- Communicate knowledge and research/investigation related to the subject matter in an eportfolio (eworkbook).
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
39 contact hours
1500 word written assignment (20%); 2 one hour tests (15% each = 30%); 2 hour end of semester exam (50%).
Students must achieve 60% or more in all assessment components in order to gain an Ungraded Pass in this unit.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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