PPP149 Law Policy & Procedure 2 (12)

This subject examines a number of offences in New South Wales such as domestic violence offences, traffic offences, larceny and its associated offences, i.e. break enter and commit serious indictable offence, fraud, receiving and goods in custody.

Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of these offences, related offences and associated areas of law are crucial to the operational general duties police officer. This subject provides the opportunity to examine these offences in detail in order to acquire an understanding of the critical issues and elements involved.

Subject Outlines
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Session 3 (90)
On Campus
Goulburn Campus
Term 1 (75)
On Campus
Goulburn Campus
Term 2 (15)
On Campus
Goulburn Campus
Term 3 (45)
On Campus
Goulburn Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: PPP149. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Policing Studies

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to students in the Associate Degree in Policing Practice.  Students will require internet access.


PPP145 and PPP146 and PPP147 or PPP152 and PPP153 and PPP154 and PPP155 and PPP156 and PPP157

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to apply STOPAR as a critical thinking framework in policing scenarios;
  • be able to identify the elements of various offences;
  • be able to explain and apply appropriate skills and decision making when dealing with various offences in practical scenarios; and
  • be able to explain and apply appropriate police policy and procedure, strategies and legislation to domestic violence scenarios.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The STOPAR model of professional decision-making;
  • Legal and policing issues underpinning larceny and associated offences;
  • Legal issues underpinning domestic violence offences;
  • NSWPF policies and procedures related to domestic violence offences;
  • Legal issues underpinning traffic offences; and
  • NSWPF policies and procedures related to traffic offences.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.