PPP157 Communication and Police Professional Standards, Conduct and Values 1B (6)

This subject focuses on key capabilities required of a professional police officer, including the capabilities for making ethical decisions in accordance with the law, community expectations and organisational policies; communicating with a range of individuals and groups; understanding and dealing with the customer base of the police organisation and recognising potential risks and avenues of corruption inherent in policing. The subject considers these capabilities in relation to key NSW Police Force policies-the Statement of Values, the Code of Conduct and Ethics, the Oath of Office and other associated policies. Corruption resistance strategies used by the NSW Police Force are also addressed.

Availability

* Offering has a residential school. Please view following information for further details.

ADPP Period 1 (08)
Online *
Goulburn Campus
ADPP Period 2 (28)
Online
Goulburn Campus
ADPP Period 3 (38)
Online *
Goulburn Campus
ADPP Period 4 (48)
Online
Goulburn Campus
ADPP Period 5 (68)
Online *
Goulburn Campus
ADPP Period 6 (78)
Online
Goulburn Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: PPP157. 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

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Policing Studies

Enrolment Restrictions

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

Prerequisites

PPP152 and PPP153 and PPP154

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 explain the principles of professionalism and decision making accountability as they apply to policing in NSW;
  • be able to explain NSW Police Force ethical standards as articulated in the Statement of Values, Code of Conduct and Ethics, the Oath of Office and associated policies and apply to policing scenarios;
  • be able to identify the potential for corruption in policing and explain key corruption resistance strategies used within the NSW Police Force;
  • be able to explain the NSW Police Force Customer Service Charter and how it applies to general duties policing;
  • be able to apply the principles of effective victim care to a range of policing scenarios; and
  • be able to use effective written and oral communication techniques appropriately in a range of policing situations.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The STOPAR model of professional decision-making;
  • The role of legal and organisational ethics in decision-making;
  • Police ethics as it is shaped by NSW Police organisational policy and culture;
  • The potential for corruption in policing and corruption resistance strategies used within the NSW Police Force;
  • Customer service and duty of care including ethical considerations;
  • Victim care; and
  • Communication strategies and techniques.

Residential School

This subject contains a 11 day Compulsory Residential School.

The 11 days covers all three subjects due to the integrated nature of the delivery of the curriculum.

Lectures, tutorials, cops training, practical simulations & role plays tp provide practice and application opportunity.

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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