BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

PBSF-220 - Aboriginal Gang Reduction Strategies - 5.00 Credits

PBSF-220 - Aboriginal Gang Reduction Strategies - 5.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is for active police members who frequently face growing Aboriginal gang activity in their regions. Students will focus on the unique characteristics of Aboriginal gangs and the development of police prevention, intervention and suppression approaches. Students will participate in a critical analysis of various approaches to gang reduction strategies. This course is open to police officers who work in communities currently experiencing or expecting to experience Aboriginal gang-related activity.
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  • Prerequisites : Active Police Member
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 hours/week
    Contact Hours: 80
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

    • analyze the dynamics of Aboriginal gangs in Canada;

    • evaluate police and community approaches to Aboriginal gangs and associated legal considerations;

    • communicate with police agencies, communities, and at-risk youth about Aboriginal gangs through the use of various methods; and,

    • address community issues as they relate to Aboriginal gangs.

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