Policing

Dr Sancia West5 5University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia Online learning has revolutionised the way in which higher education can be delivered and maximised the opportunities for involvement by student cohorts previously unlikely or unable to engage in higher education. Current...
  • October 3, 2018
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Ms Melissa Jardine4 4Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association, Centre for Law Enforcement and Public Health, Melbourne, Australia Assumptions that police typically eschew tertiary education are based on studies in the global North or Western countries. In Southeast and...
  • October 3, 2018
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Dr Isa Bartkowiak-théron1 1Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, UTAS, Hobart, Australia The early critics of police education agree on one topic: in its first inception, police university education was too theoretical or ‘bookish’, and was very disconnected from the...
  • October 3, 2018
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Prof Roberta Julian3 3Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, UTAS, Hobart, Australia There is an important gap in knowledge about police education at a time when involvement in the tertiary education sector is becoming more commonplace in Australian jurisdictions. This...
  • October 3, 2018
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Prof Jenny Fleming2 2University of Southampton, Southampton, UK By 2020, to prepare new recruits for the role of constable there will be three ways for external applicants to join the UK Police Force – through an apprenticeship in professional policing...
  • October 3, 2018
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Dr Emily Corner1, Dr Kelly Hine1 1The Australian National University, Acton, Australia Background: Recent inquests have highlighted a demand for better policing practices when interacting with persons with mental illness (PMI). In the US, approximately 25% of fatal shootings by...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Loene M Howes1 1University Of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia Police use of interpreters is a matter of human rights. It is one important practice that can contribute to equitable access to justice, from the start of the justice process. Recent...
  • August 22, 2018
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Miss Helen Punter1 1University Of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia As first responders, police officers are usually the first called when assistance is required, this is particularly true for persons with mental illness (PMI) when they are experiencing an actual (or perceived)...
  • August 22, 2018
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Honorary Professor Duncan Chappell 1University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia In western societies since the earliest mental health legislation in the nineteenth century. It is only in quite recent times, however, and especially since the era commencing in the 1960’s of...
  • August 22, 2018
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Dr Kelly Hine1 1Australian National University , Acton, Australia Members of the public entrust the police for safety and security, with the public largely dependent on police to uphold the law.  In order for the police to do this, we...
  • August 22, 2018
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