CIA110 - Introduction to Public Safety in Canada

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Subject Title
Introduction to Public Safety in Canada

Subject Description
This course is an overview of public safety in Canada with an emphasis on the history, function, role, and organization of Canadian public safety mechanisms. The topics are examined and analysed from contemporary public and private sector approaches to public safety. Collaborative approaches to public safety agendas or initiatives that are local, regional, national and international are also discussed against the context of competing priorities.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Summarize the historical development of public safety in Canada to support an understanding of criminal law and procedures.
  2. Discuss significant changes to Canadian legislation in relation to the role of public safety institutions.
  3. Critique the concept of public safety as it relates to the role and duties of the principal actors.
  4. Evaluate contemporary issues in Canadian public safety through the lens of recent crime prevention policy initiatives.
  5. Identify the various roles of federal, provincial, and municipal public safety organizations in the maintenance of public order.
  6. Describe the collaborative relationships between the various organizations in private and public safety.

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Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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