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Understanding Crime and Deviance in the Community - PDC61250

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Online

DURATION

4 hours

What is considered deviant is not always criminal. Police resources are often consumed by crimes of deviance: crimes which go against the accepted social norms, yet many consider that rapid social change is associated with crime due to the breakdown of social norms. This online Short Course explores problem-orientated policing of crime and deviance as they occur in the community and outlines theoretical concepts which can be used when discussing street and gang-related crimes.

Normally $90, now FREE until the end of the financial year to support our industry and community during COVID-19 recovery

Standard Course Structure

Duration:

4 hours

  1. Discuss what is a crime hotspot and how can it be used by police
  2. Discuss problem-orientated policing
  3. Discuss a number of theoretical concepts which can be used when discussing street and gang-related crimes.

Assessment

Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work or study in the Police and/or Legal profession.

This course provides Professional Development for Police personnel and Legal professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded  4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/