This unit is only available to Tasmania Police recruits/professionals.
This unit provides knowledge and direct practice of operational conflict management strategies and defensive and restraining tactics used in police interventions to de-escalate and resolve conflictual situations in a variety of contexts. "Use of force" principles and concepts - including the "reasonable force equation" and the "force continuum" - are examined. Tactical options and risk assessment measures used when approaching, restraining, searching and detaining suspects and offenders - including those who are violent and/or drug/alcohol intoxicated and those who are situated in an intercepted motor vehicle - are taught. Integrity issues associated with the "excessive use of force" are analysed.
|Unit name||Social Conflict Resolution B|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
Dr Romy Winter and Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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34 contact hours
1500 word written assignment (20%); 2 one hour tests (15% each = 30%); 2 hour end of semester exam (50%)
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