This unit examines the role of police in responding to critical incidents and emergency management situations, specifically focusing on frontline, tactical, command and control. Tactical policing practices and command and control (C2) are addressed in a variety of circumstances, and students are exposed to the issues involved in tactical C2 across a variety of diverse contexts. Students examine a variety of issues that affect tactical C2 through the lens of C2 theory, including interoperability with other services and agencies, tactical decision-making, and the roles played by police supervisors and frontline personnel. This unit will provide a foundation of C2 knowledge required for further study throughout the Tasmania Police promotional programs.
|Unit name||Tactical Command and Control in Policing|
|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|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Evaluate the policies, procedures and legislation that impact on police responses to critical incidents.
- Analyse command and control theory and its application to the management and resolution of critical incidents.
- Critically reflect on police responses to emergency incidents.
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|Assessment||Hypotheticals quiz (20%)|Recorded presentation (40%)|Critical analysis (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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