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Charles Sturt University

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International Women in Law Enforcement Conference

6-8 October 2015, Hyderabad, India


The conference is being organised by partner institution, Charles Sturt University, Australia with presenters from - India, Australia, Canada, Germany, Indonesia, Singapore, UK and Spain.

The conference is a major event for women from the broad law enforcement community across South Asia, the wider regional and international areas.

The conference will appeal to women professionals from international police organisations, crime and justice commissions, national security and intelligence agencies, customs and border protection agencies from around the region and the international law enforcement community.

The conference will reflect the significant role of women in mainstream law enforcement and will enable you to better understand emerging international trends and issues.

Valuable ideas and practices will be shared through real world case studies presented by senior practitioners.  You will develop insight for your institution and better understand the many challenges faced by law enforcement professionals.

The conference provides a combination of presentations and discussion, through the many sessions that are on offer and opportunities to learn from professional practices and current research, all with a strong strategic and operational focus.

Further information can be found at:


Welcome to the Australian Graduate School of Policing & Security

Established in 1993 with the founding vision for the creation of a discipline of policing and law enforcement, the promotion of  research and the delivery post graduate programs and professional education.

The Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security has a global reputation as a leading provider of research and education for professionals in law enforcement, regulation, emergency management and security.

The School places practical scholarship and pedagogy ahead of abstract theory and consequently our students learn to bring critical perspectives to their work and meet the complex challenges faced by professionals in a fast changing world.  Our graduates have the creative intellectual capacity and skills which are sought out to fill senior positions in policing, compliance, security, and emergency management by law enforcement, regulators and blue chip companies. Our courses and programs combine theory and knowledge with strategic law enforcement, intelligence, emergency management, public safety, fraud prevention, counter terrorism and security studies.

Our Faculty staff are in their leaders in their fields of teaching and research and combine significant professional experience with academic expertise.

We recognise that busy professionals require access to high quality courses which are intellectually challenging and fit with their career and lifestyle commitments. Our online courses are quality assured and provide global perspectives and intellectual rigour in areas of contemporary practice.  

The School continues to grow through close collaboration with law enforcement, regulators, universities, research bodies, private industry and emergency services providers in Australia and overseas, with our courses attracting students from around the globe. AGSPS also provides education and training programs in Abu Dhabi, China, India, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore and Canada. 

In 2013 the School absorbed the under graduate courses previously offered by the School of Policing and joined with the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies in Canberra to become  the world's largest provider of university education in law enforcement, counter-terrorism, emergency management, customs and border security studies.

If you are serious about building and enhancing your professional qualifications to meet the challenges of the future, we welcome you to apply to enrol at the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security.


Policing and Security Conference - 4th to 5th Nov 2015 - Rabdan Academy

Venue: ADNEC Abu Dhabi

The Policing and Security Conference Program will bring together a wide range of International and Regional expertise in Policing and Security. There will be a number of world renowned keynote speakers outlining the recent developments and innovation in policing in the United Arab Emirates, the GCC and from across the world. Aspects of policing and security that will be explored in conference sessions will include police leadership, innovation, excellence and education.

Concurrent sessions will also be run for the presentation of academic research papers from those selected from the call for papers process run by Rabdan Academy in partnership with Charles Sturt University.

Rabdan Academy Webpage:

Who should attend ?

The conference is a major event for policing and security professionals from the broad law enforcement and public protection communities across the UAE, GCC and the wider regional and international areas.  The conference will appeal to policing and security professionals from international police organisations, academics working in the domains, universities and academies delivering policing and security subjects, police training establishments, national security and intelligence agencies and the wider international law enforcement community.  Valuable ideas and practices will be shared by world renowned senior police leaders and practitioners, as well as the leading academics in the areas of policing and security.  You will develop unique insight for you and your institution and better understand the many global and local challenges faced by law enforcement professionals.

The conference provides a combination of keynote speakers with concurrent sessions for the delivery of academic papers, with opportunities available for networking with fellow policing and security professionals and academics.

Program Schedule

The conference schedule will be divided into four key session areas, with keynote speakers from across the world providing their knowledge, expertise and insights into current and future challenges in policing and security.

The four session areas are:

  • Police Leadership in a complex world
  • Safety and Security in a challenging world
  • Innovation in Policing – driving Excellence
  • Police education, development and research

There will also be concurrent sessions run for the delivery of academic papers in the same key areas.

Further information regarding the Policing and Security Conference can be obtained by email to:

Bachelor of Public Safety and Security

This internationalised degree is designed to prepare and develop the professional practice of those entering or working in this rapidly emerging field. Public safety and security agencies include the emergency services as well as the many other government and private sector bodies which help protect our communities and prepare for, respond to and rehabilitate after disasters and attacks. This course will also benefit those involved, or wanting to be involved, in national security whether that be protecting our borders, or responding to the threat of terrorism. Practitioners looking for promotion or wishing to diversify their career are likely to be eligible for credit in recognition of their previous training and work experience and on-line delivery means that students have the flexibility required to balance their work, home and study obligations.


On completion of the Bachelor of Public Safety and Security students will have advanced knowledge in the field of public safety and security for professional work in public safety related business or in the public sectors and/or further learning.

Specifically they will have:

* developed the academic skills and attributes necessary to undertake research, comprehend and evaluate new information, concepts and evidence from a range of sources

* developed the capacity to exercise their own initiative and judgment by analysing problems that are less clearly defined, more complex, and require application of concepts in a variety of public safety and security situations and an appreciation for different cultural contexts.

* developed an understanding of organised public security challenges and security risks

* acquired a broad level of knowledge of the principles and practices of public safety including policy, procedures; legislation, risk assessment and management and disaster recovery;

* gained technical skills in traditional and topical aspects of international public safety and security demonstrated understanding of analysis and investigative practices;

* acquired the problem solving skills required to develop solutions to a wide range of public safety and security issues in international contexts.

* established a platform for self-directed and lifelong learning in the field of public safety and security;

* developed the ability to review, consolidate, extend and apply the knowledge and techniques learnt, particularly in the public safety and security context

* acquired the interpersonal, teamwork and other skills appropriate to both employment and further study in public safety and security

* exhibited levels of academic writing and information literacy appropriate to the University context.

* be able to demonstrate an understanding and critically enact codes of ethics and regulations relating to professional conduct

* be able to recognise the need to consider different cultural contexts when assessing information and forming professional judgments

* be able to demonstrate a broad or generic understanding of the nature of different worldviews and culture, including respect for indigenous cultures and histories.

For further information please contact: Greg Linsdell
LLM (Monash), MCrim (UniMelb), MEd (Vic), BA
Senior Lecturer | Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Charles Sturt University
Port Macquarie, NSW 2444
Tel: +61 2 658 29371

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