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dc.contributor.authorPrenzler, T
dc.contributor.authorSarre, R
dc.contributor.editorCindy Davids
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-09T12:30:30Z
dc.date.available2018-11-09T12:30:30Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.date.modified2010-03-08T06:28:40Z
dc.identifier.issn1833-5330
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/26160
dc.description.abstractThis paper reports on the current status of police and security education in Australian universities and technical colleges. The study was undertaken in the context of calls for greater professionalisation of policing and security along with a variety of conduct scandals that have driven reform agendas for both sectors. The study found that police studies had a significant profile in universities with a wide range of courses available, but virtually no profile in technical and further education (TAFE) colleges. Conversely, protective security offerings were proportionately more prominent in the TAFE sector than in universities. Courses in information and communication technology security were more common across universities and TAFE. The research also found that, of the 39 Australian universities, 9 have research centres related generally to policing and security. These also appeared to favour policing over security. We argue that these findings should be of concern, given the fact that private and public sector security services have eclipsed police, in numbers at least, in many jurisdictions. Security should, we argue, be counted as an equal partner with police in crime prevention services. In addition, we argue that those engaged in security management should be given greater opportunities for study at the university level. Moreover, security studies should have an expanded research focus.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.format.extent212890 bytes
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherRoutledge
dc.publisher.placeSydney
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.pict.mq.edu.au/journal.html
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom23
dc.relation.ispartofpageto37
dc.relation.ispartofissue2
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
dc.relation.ispartofvolume3
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPrivate Policing and Security Services
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCriminology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLaw
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode160206
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1602
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1801
dc.titleProtective Security in Australia: Scandal, Media Images and Reform
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
gro.rights.copyright© The Author(s) 2009. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owner for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this journal please refer to the publisher's website.
gro.date.issued2009
gro.hasfulltextFull Text
gro.griffith.authorPrenzler, Timothy J.


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