The link between the use of alcohol, other drugs and crime continues to be a concern in communities throughout Australia. In regional Western Australia, little is known about the patterns of substance use and crime. In an attempt to better understand a...
Explores the methods and motivations of those actively involved in committing burglaries.
Research investigating the methods and motivations of burglars has typically focused on incarcerated offenders. The Australian Institute of Criminology’s Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA) program provided an opportunity...
This current study aims to examine the relationship between amphetamine use and crime among police detainees in Western Australia. Further, the study provides a brief profile of detainee amphetamine users and compares this with the profile of a non-user.
Amphetamines have been increasingly available...
This pilot study, examining prisoner health in two WA Prisons, aims to create a way for a standardised program of health checks to be introduced into WA prisons and ultimately across the board for all Australian prisons.
The HoPE (Health of Prisoner Evaluation) Project...