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GPM709 Identifying Best Practice In Policing And Security (32)

Abstract

This coursework subject provides a series of Australian and international case studies in policing and security that are aimed at professional development. The subject provides a systemic and critical view of best practice from both, a theoretical and practical approach, as well as an examination of methods for implementing change to achieve best practice. It also contains elective studies for advanced learning relevant to professional practice.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessionsHD/FLAustralian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Assumed Knowledge

Understanding of the key issues in fields of policing and secuirty.

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the Doctor of Police Leadership or the Doctor of Policing and Security.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of a range of Australian and international case studies relating to policing and security
- be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of the utility of theoretical and practical approaches to best practice in policing and security
- be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of best practice in policing and security derived from the experiences of other professionals
- be able to analyse differences and similarities that exist in best practice within law enforcement and other government security as well as emergency management roles
- be able to evaluate a range of approaches for implementing change to achieve best practice in policing and security
- be able to analyse best practice as it applies to their field of professional practice

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
- Case studies in policing
- Case studies in security
- Theoretical approaches to best practice in policing and security
- Practical approaches to best practice in policing and security
- Identifying best practice in policing and security
- Differences and similarities in best practice within law enforcement and other government security and emergency roles
- Implementing change to achieve best practice in policing and security
- Elective study in areas of relevant expertise

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 18 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.