Emma Birdsey


Reporting violence to police: a survey of victims attending domestic violence services

Aim: The aim of the study was to investigate what proportion of domestic violence (DV) victims who seek help from DV services choose not to report the violence to police and to investigate factors and reasons associated with non-reporting. Method: Data was collected by interviewing...

Temporal trends and characteristics of intimidation

This study has two aims. The first is to investigate whether there has been any change in the characteristics of intimidation in recent years that might inform which types of offences are becoming more common. The second aim is to investigate whether the characteristics of...

Criminal offences involving firearms in New South Wales, 1995-2011

Despite the recent upward trend in drive-by shootings, the the number of incidents involving a firearm in New South Wales declined by 48% between 1995 and 2011. Aim: To investigate trends over time, spatial patterns, and characteristics of criminal offences involving firearms. Method: This study...