Provide a policing response

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver POLGEN021, 'Provide a policing response'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Perform proactive policing duties

1.1 Plan patrols in accordance with jurisdictional and unit objectives.

1.2 Conduct patrols for crime prevention and public safety purposes.

1.3 Gather information through patrol activities.

1.4 Interpret and share information with authorised stakeholders.

1.5 Assess information and intelligence to inform policing services.

2. Develop and apply knowledge of the local policing area

2.1 Identify sources of information for policing intelligence purposes.

2.2 Evaluate information to determine relevance to local policing area.

2.3 Assess local policing area to identify particular areas of focus for policing services.

2.4 Establish communication lines and networks with individuals/communities.

2.5 Develop policing responses based on gathered local policing area information and intelligence.

2.6 Assess local policing area issues for reporting and intelligence purposes.

3. Develop police intelligence

3.1 Use current jurisdictional strategies, objectives, initiatives and priorities to inform policing responses.

3.2 Assess persons or groups of interest to identify particular areas of focus for policing purposes.

3.3 Identify trends to assess potential impact on local policing area.

3.4 Access sources of information to inform policing responses.

4. Respond to incidents

4.1 Assess nature of incident to identify risk and policing response options.

4.2 Identify resources required for policing response to incident.

4.3 Plan policing response taking into account the nature of the incident and other impacting factors.

4.4 Implement response in a manner which minimises risk to safety of self, colleagues and public.

4.5 Assess the incident on continually to adjust policing response.

4.6 Conduct briefings and debriefings to ensure the sharing of information.

4.7 Identify follow up actions to adjust or inform policing response.

4.8 Evaluate policing response for quality management and self-reflection purposes.

5. Preserve incident scene and evidence

5.1 Identify primary and secondary or subsequent incident scenes for further investigation.

5.2 Secure scenes to protect evidence and for further investigation purposes.

5.3 Identify persons of interest at the incident scene for further investigation purposes.

5.4 Secure evidence to support policing, court and judicial processes.