Please note: this unit is only available to students accepted into the In-Service Pathway of 13D Bachelor of Social Sciences (Police Studies) as part of Sergeants Course Phase B. Please contact DPFEM.email@example.com.
This unit examines the role of police in supervising emergency management, specifically focusing on command and control in policing. Operational policing practices are addressed in a variety of circumstances, and students are exposed to the issues involved in supervising command and control in diverse contexts. Students examine a variety of issues affecting the supervision of command and control in policing, including: interoperability with other services and agencies, tactical and strategic decision making in police leadership environments, strategies for dealing with diverse situations, and the roles played by police supervisors and frontline personnel.
|Unit name||Supervising Command and Control in Policing|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
|Coordinator||Mr James Dwyer|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Spring school (extended)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||31/10/2022||23/11/2022||27/12/2022||19/2/2023|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.
- 1. Evaluate multiple responses to emergency situations, taking into account risk management, standardised procedures and changing environments.
- 2. Communicate your mission, and influence the behaviour of your staff within dynamic policing environments.
- 3. Exercise sound decision making, assume command and control of incidents, and effectively manage resources.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Direct Observations of Clinical Encounters (DOCEs) (100%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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