Jeremy Prichard


Measuring drug use patterns in Queensland through wastewater analysis

This paper considers the potential value of wastewater analysis for measuring net consumption of illicit drugs and the effectiveness of law enforcement agency strategies. Estimating the use of illicit drugs in the general community is an important task with ramifications for law enforcement agencies, as...

Alcohol, drugs and crime: a study of juveniles in detention

Jeremy Prichard and Jason Payne surveyed 370 young people in juvenile detention centres around Australia with the aim of understanding their offending patterns, links with drug and alcohol use, and risk factors. Their study confirms that young people in detention have extensive offending and drug...

National project on drink spiking: investigating the nature and extent of drink spiking in Australia

The report is founded on evidence obtained directly from victims of drink spiking in addition to data received from police in each Australian jurisdiction and data from the Centre Against Sexual Assault. Natalie Taylor, Jeremy Prichard and Kate Charlton highlight the degree to which drink...