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Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

About The School

International Women in Law Enforcement Conference


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:



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

Policy Neutrality and Uncertainty in Intelligence Analysis

Date:  5 August 2015

Time:  5:30pm - 6:30pm

Venue:  Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, 10-12 Brisbane Avenue, Barton, Canberra, ACT 2600

Register:  Numbers are limited to 60 so please register early by email to


Forensic and Applied Victimology

This three day course will provide a holistic theoretical and practical understanding of the role of victimology in investigations.  Participants will learn about social science approach to understanding victimity through the lens of the scientific method.

When:  28 - 30 August 2015

Venue: Canberra

Contact: Amber McKinley


The Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Graduate Studies in Policing, Security & Public Safety