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Policing and Crime - PICT202

This unit introduces students to policing and the role and purpose of the police in crime prevention and social control. It will explore the history of the police, how officers are trained, as well as critical issues such as corruption and the use of force. The unit will also compare the structure of policing and criminal organisations, and explore contemporary challenges such as policing transnational crime.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus sessions: None)

Staff Contact(s): Department of Security Studies and Criminology staff

12cp at 100 level or above Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): PICT102
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Faculty of Arts

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