Courses & Units

Professional Policing in Practice B HSP318

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.

Note:

Please note: this unit is only available to students accepted into the In-Service Pathway of 13D Bachelor of Social Sciences (Police Studies).

Introduction

The Probationary Assessment Portfolio [PAP] is a practical demonstration of theoretical learnings taught during the residential component of the recruit training course. The PAP involves 70+ tasks that illustrate a police officers’ ability to put into practice the knowledge of legislation/policy/learnings, previously explored in the university units and at the police academy during the recruit course. These tasks may include submission of a public intoxication report, writing and submitting arrest reports and associated court files, attendance at and submission of a coroner’s investigation file, and similar professional tasks that a police Constable commonly fulfils. As with any probation process, the officer must complete tasks to the satisfaction of their workplace operational supervisor . The university does not assess these tasks. The tasks must provide evidence of the police officers’ capacity to perform at the level of case analysis, report writing, practical reflection, and professional meticulousness expected at the rank of Constable and this will be assessed by the workplace operational supervisor.

The progress on completion of tasks is reported on a quarterly basis by Recruit Training Services to the respective Divisional Inspector. Completion to a satisfactory level of 100% of the tasks is then reported to the University of Tasmania

Summary

Unit name Professional Policing in Practice B
Unit code HSP318
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Policing and Emergency Management
Coordinator Doctor James Dwyer
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

  • The PAP involves 70+ tasks that illustrate a police officers’ ability to put into practice the knowledge of legislation/policy/learnings, previously explored in the university units and at the police academy during the recruit course.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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Teaching

AssessmentAttendance (100%)
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Textbooks

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