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Suzanne Poynton

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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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Research report

10 Aug 2016

Aim: To investigate whether referral to the Intensive Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program (IDATP) reduces re‑offending and/or returns to custody.

Method: The study sample included 1,285 offenders who were released from NSW custody on or after 1 January...

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14 Jun 2016

New research by the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) shows that prison is no more effective in deterring domestic violence (DV) offenders than a suspended sentence.

BOCSAR compared 1,612 matched pairs of DV offenders, one of whom received a prison sentence of 12 months or...

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Research report

14 Jan 2016

Aim: To determine whether the inclusion of child protection data improves the ability to predict re-offending in young persons with few prior formal contacts with the criminal justice system.

Method: A cohort of young persons who had their first, second...

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Research report

07 Sep 2015

Aim: To identify the situational and offender characteristics associated with prison sentences for Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) breaches.

Method: Case narratives from police incident reports of ADVO breach incidents in NSW were analysed. Two...

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Research report

11 Sep 2014

This is the first study to evaluate the effectiveness of parole supervision in Australia.

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Although more than 12,000 offenders are on parole at any given time, little is known about the effectiveness of parole supervision in reducing reoffending. The few...

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11 Sep 2014

This study finds evidence that parole is effective in reducing the risk of re-offending in Australia.

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The current study sought to address four questions of importance to correctional policy:

1. Does unconditional release increase the risk,...

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Research report

02 Sep 2013

Aim: To determine whether the NSW Forum Sentencing program is more effective than the conventional sentencing process in reducing recidivism.

Method: Offenders referred to Forum Sentencing in 2011 were matched with offenders who were ‘eligible’ for Forum...

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Research report

17 Jul 2013

Foreword

Studies of the specific deterrent effect of criminal sanctions have mostly focused on prison. This is, in some ways, unfortunate as non-custodial penalties are far more frequently imposed than custodial penalties. In this study, the authors use propensity score...

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Research report

03 Jul 2013

This study aimed to determine whether being referred to the Court Referral of Eligible Defendants into Treatment (CREDIT) pilot program reduces re-offending.

Method: Using propensity score matching, adult defendants referred to the CREDIT program, who had their matter...

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01 May 2012

This report finds that despite media reports claiming that APVOs are overused in NSW,only a small proportion of APVO applications are frivolous or vexatious in nature.

Aim: To establish whether frivolous or vexatious Apprehended Personal Violence Orders (APVO...

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