CRIM 204

Critical Studies in Policing


Explores policing in New Zealand and beyond, including its legal and theoretical underpinnings. Critically examine media representations of the police, policing and inequality; police culture, power and accountability; the effects of human rights claims on policing methods and emerging threats to policing both locally and globally.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for CRIM 204.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Not taught in 2022


Lecturer(s) Dr Claire Meehan


Coursework + exam


CRIM 204: 15 points


60 points passes from BA courses