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Emily Hurren

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Who is responsible for child maltreatment?

This report explores whether different groups of maltreaters can be identified based on their frequency of contact with child protection agencies. It also explores differences among individuals identified as responsible for harm across age, gender, Indigenous status, relationship with victim and harm type.
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An investigation into the effective and ethical interviewing of suspected sex offenders

Sexual assault is the offence least likely to be reported to police and, when reported, often does not proceed to court. The study reported here investigates ways of improving the likelihood of a guilty offender confessing and is based on interviews with offenders and police...
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Police cautioning in Queensland: the impact on juvenile offending pathways

Police cautions may be a way of stopping a young person from taking the first steps in a criminal career, both by serving as a warning to first-time offenders and to avoid the stigma of a court appearance. In this study of all persons born...