The subject is designed to assist investigators apply the principles of victimology to the people they encounter in the course of investigations, thus increasing the satisfaction of the victim and gaining greater amounts of information. After a preliminary examination of the downfall of some landmark cases, a review of existing theoretical foundations is made, and the subject then takes an applied perspective to the area of victims and their value to an investigator. It focuses on the liaison officer role in serious crimes and also looks at different strategies to professionalise investigations and assist victims in their recovery.
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
The subject is restricted to each of the following programs:
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of JST345 in Session 1 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.