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We take a behind the scenes look at law enforcement and how police officers are trained.

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Expert Information

Dr Michael Kennedy shares his interest in policing.

Extra Research

Useful websites and blogs to help you explore your interest in the field of policing.

Education Pathways

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The Expert

Dr Michael Kennedy

Dr Michael Kennedy

Senior Lecturer, Bachelor of Policing

Course studied:

  • Bachelor Social Science (Youth Work) 1st Class Honours
  • PhD

Dr Michael Kennedy worked with the NSW Police for nearly 20 years in units with the Mounted Police at Redfern to the Major Crime Squad. He now lectures and trains in police work, including how to gather intelligence, how to interview people, and how to conduct an undercover operation.

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