PCDA Community Policing
PCDA Community policing: values and principles 2023-24
School Of History, Law And Social Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
This module examines different aspects of community policing. Classes will examine in depth the concepts of inclusivity and community cohesion. Students will reflect on theory relating to public protection and best practice in relation to this.
1 Policing Communities: Current practice and analysing current issues and challenges
2 Policing Communities: Community cohesion and engagement strategies 3 Public Protection: Theory and Practice 4 Public Protection: Evaluating current practice and strategies 5 Valuing Difference and Inclusion: Policing diverse communities 6 Valuing Difference and Inclusion: Demonstrating fairness, ethics and integrity 7 Reviewing module content & student presentations
8 Reviewing module content & student presentations
In addition to the classes provided distance learning based material (this will include Panopto recordings, video resources and web based learning resources) will be provided via blackboard to supplement students learning. Students will be expected to access these resources following workshops in order to assist in the completion of assessment tasks and further explore key learning outcomes.
-threshold -Acceptable work = Grades D+ to D- Very little critical analysis of relevant academic literature, legislation and police procedure Limited use of relevant texts and academic literature (texts suggested in class) Heavy reliance on real world examples and experiences to illustrate theory in practice Limited but accurate use of citation and quotation
-good -Good work = Grades B+ to C- Some critical analysis of relevant academic literature, legislation and police procedure Use of relevant texts and academic literature (texts suggested in class) General use of real world examples and experiences to illustrate theory in practice Accurate use of citation and quotation
-excellent -Excellent work = Grades A* to A- Significant critical analysis of relevant academic literature, legislation and police procedure Use of relevant texts and academic literature (including the texts suggested in class + other students have found through independent study) Where relevant use of real world examples and experiences to illustrate theory in practice Accurate use of citation and quotation
- Evaluate the effectiveness of current public protection practices in investigating public protection incidents.
- Examine instances where law enforcement personnel have misused their position of authority.
- Examine key principles and strategies employed in community policing.
- Review community priorities in crime control, expectation management, and appropriate policing.
- Review the relationships between diverse communities and the police.
- Understand how to apply professional approaches to policing, demonstrating fairness, ethics and integrity.
Reflective workbook based on lecture content and reflective practice.