SS4303 - Policing

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
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Course Aims

This course aims to provide students with a conceptual, operational, historical and contemporary understanding of policing, and to ensure that they are aware of and can critically analyze and evaluate those current issues arising from policing in modern societies. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe key concepts, development and issues of policing; to apply major theories and models of policing to local context of crime control; to articulate and analyze the social and environmental conditions operating behind the police practice; and to demonstrate innovative ideas and creative suggestions for better policing in local context.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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