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This topic will examine the development of modern policing in Australia and overseas, evaluate the role of the police in modern society, and look at a variety of policing subjects of contemporary interest. Subjects to be covered may include: police powers and discretion; police accountability; police misconduct; police corruption; police and the media; private policing; police and minority groups; police-Aboriginal relations; community policing; police and young people; public order policing; drug law enforcement; and, policing organised and corporate crime. Normally the topic is supplemented by a field trip, as well as the participation of guest lecturers.
The aims of the topic are to:
introduce students to a range of key concepts and debates about policing and law enforcement
place modern police forces into context in terms of changing approaches to social control in Western societies over the past three hundred years
examine the different police functions and the nature of police organisations and police personnel
explore transnational policing and future trends in law enforcement
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students should be able to:
explain a range of key concepts and debates about policing and law enforcement
contribute to key debates about policing and law enforcement
summarise the history of policing
distinguish the different police functions and the nature of police organisations and police personnel
evaluate the necessity of transnational policing in contemporary society
conduct research using tools relevant to the policing field
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2020 are no longer published.
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