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Policing and Crime Prevention (CRM201)

School School of Law
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description This unit provides students with both applied and theoretical perspectives on the issue of crime prevention strategies. Students will study the theoretical perspectives in crime prevention and then examine the difficulty faced by modern police services in protecting the community
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Discuss the main theories underpinning crime prevention;
2. Discuss the importance of analysing crime patterns in developing effective crime prevention strategies;
3. Recognise the range of theory-based strategies and techniques for preventing and controlling crime;
4. Explain the role of inter-agency collaboration in ensuring crime prevention successes;
5. Critically reflect to identify the strengths and limitations of crime prevention strategies.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week.
Unit Learning Experiences Timetabled lectures will consist of a combination of traditional lecture style presentations and interactive seminar based activities. The unit is designed to keep students engaged with the material and to develop a genuine interest in crime prevention policy.
Assessment Two online quizzes, a critical essay and an exam The end of semester exam will require substantial knowledge of crime prevention theory and practice.
Prerequisites Nil.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Crime Science (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Criminal Behaviour (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Criminology + Forensic Biology and Toxicology [Combined] (BCrim)+(BSc)
Criminology + Psychology [Combined] (BCrim)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Law + Criminology [Combined] (BCrim)+(LLB) [New in 2018]
Legal Studies (BCrim) [New in 2018]
White Collar and Corporate Crime (BCrim)
Appears in these Co-Majors Criminology
Appears in these Minors Crime Science
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Policing and Crime Prevention (LLB201) - as for CRM201 except as follows
School School of Law
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Discuss the main theories underpinning crime prevention;
2. Discuss the importance of analysing crime patterns in developing effective crime prevention strategies;
3. Recognise the range of theory-based strategies and techniques for preventing and controlling crime;
4. Explain the role of inter-agency collaboration in ensuring crime prevention successes;
5. Critically reflect to identify the strengths and limitations of crime prevention strategies.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/seminars: 2 hours per week.
Unit Learning Experiences Timetabled lectures will consist of a combination of traditional lecture style presentations and interactive seminar based activities. The unit is designed to keep students engaged with the material and to develop a genuine interest in crime prevention policy.
Other Learning Experiences 3 online quizzes run through LMS and based on the unit reading materials.
Assessment Two online quizzes, a critical essay and an exam. The end of semester exam will require substantial knowledge of crime prevention theory and practice.
Prerequisites Nil.
Exclusions Students who have completed CRM201 Policing and Crime Prevention may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Law (LLB); (LLB(Hons)) [New in 2014]
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA)
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2014]
Law + Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BBus)
Law + Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BBus) [New in 2014]
Law + Commerce [Combined] (LLB)+(BCom)
Law + Communication [Combined] (BCommun)+(LLB)
Law + Global Security [Combined] (LLB)+(BGS) [New in 2019]
Law + International Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BIB)
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc)
Law + Science [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc) [New in 2014]
Law - Graduate Entry (LLB) [New in 2017]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
CRM201
Mr Mark Briskey
Lecturer in Criminology

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2979
e: Mark.Briskey@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.013 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
LLB201
Mr Mark Briskey
Lecturer in Criminology

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2979
e: Mark.Briskey@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.013 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
CRM201

MURDOCH: S1-External
MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Mr Mark Briskey
Lecturer in Criminology

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2979
e: Mark.Briskey@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.013 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
LLB201

MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Mr Mark Briskey
Lecturer in Criminology

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2979
e: Mark.Briskey@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.013 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
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