UNIVERSITY OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION AND POLICE STUDIES

THE UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC STUDIES OF CRIMINALISTICS

Course:

Community Policing

Course Code: A353

ECTS: 6

Course Status:

Elective

Number of Effective Classes (Per Week): 3 + 2

Theoretical Education:

Practical Training:

Special Forms of Training:

3

2

-

Prerequisite/s: None

Educational Objective: Acquiring knowledge about the basic principles and methods of police work in the local community, with an emphasis on building a partnership relationship between the police and the citizens, improving police and public relations and protecting the most vulnerable structures and social groups.

Projected Outcome: Students' ability to conduct police work in the local community, while respecting international standards on the work of the police in the local area - the sector.

Course Contents/Structure

Theoretical education:

Practical training: General Concepts of the Community Police Concept; Modern concepts of police work in the local community (problematic police work oriented work, police work aimed at protecting the neighbourhood, directed patrol systems, other enhanced and proactive forms of police work in the local community, the concept of a safe community); Implementation, models and strategic planning of the concept of police in the community; Community Police in the Republic of Serbia - current developments and gained experience.

Practical training: Dissemination and verification of the acquired knowledge through concrete examples of the actions of the police officer in the local community.

Teaching Methods: lecture, modified lecture, presentation.

Assessment (Maximum Number of Points: 100)

Pre-Exam Obligations

No. of Points

Final Examination

No. of Points

Active participation in classes

5

Oral examination

50

Practical training

5

 

 

Term test(s)

20

 

 

Research paper/study

20

 

 

Textbook/s

1. Никач Ж, Полиција у заједници, КПА, Београд, 2010.

2. Никач Ж, Концепт полиције у заједници и почетна искуства у Србији, КПА, Београд, 2012.