Apply legislation and judicial processes in policing

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 POLGEN023, 'Apply legislation and judicial processes in policing'.
Google Links
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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. Apply legislation for policing purposes

1.1 Identify sources of legislation for use within policing.

1.2 Demonstrate the connection between legislation and police powers.

1.3 Categorise legislation according to fitness for purpose.

1.4 Apply the Rules of Evidence to the delivery of policing services.

1.5 Differentiate between categories of offences/crimes in terms of their respective elements.

2. Apply legislation related to offences

2.1 Assess incident/situation to establish whether an offence has been committed.

2.2 Identify relevant sections of legislation applicable to incident/situation to inform policing response.

2.3 Identify potential evidence of offences for charging purposes.

3. Apply legislative powers and cautions

3.1 Identify legislative sources of police powers to inform policing responses.

3.2 Identify factors that may impact on policing response.

3.3 Exercise police powers in accordance with jurisdictional policies and procedures.

3.4 Deliver relevant cautions and rights in line with police powers, jurisdictional requirements and case law.

4. Prepare judicial documents

4.1 Assess and document proof of evidence.

4.2 Review judicial documents for compliance purposes.

4.3 Develop briefs of evidence in accordance with the Rules of Evidence.

5. Prepare and work with persons involved in judicial process

5.1 Determine roles and responsibilities of persons identified to be involved in the judicial process.

5.2 Prepare persons for their involvement in the judicial processes.

5.3 Adhere to the timeframes and governance structures of judicial documents.

5.4 Monitor transport, accommodation and security requirements to facilitate court appearances.

5.5 Identify liaison, care/custody, support and referral requirements of persons involved in the judicial process.

6. Undertake court procedures

6.1 Dispose of property and exhibits in accordance with legislation and jurisdictional requirements.

6.2 Inform relevant parties of court results.