This updated review uses the Global Policing Database (GPD) to capture evaluations of the impact of street-level law enforcement interventions on drug crime and drug-related calls-for-service. The GPD is an online searchable database designed to capture all published and unpublished experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluations...
Does Victoria Police have an ongoing ethical standards problem? This inquiry report on Operation Gloucester identiﬁes a variety of improper practices by police ofﬁcers, with respect to witness statements which did not comply with proper evidentiary and disclosure practices. The report identiﬁes improper practices which...
Critical condition: the impact of Covid-19 policies, policing and prisons on First Nations communities
This report highlights the ways Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been disproportionately affected by the more punitive and restrictive policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fact Check: Scott Morrison says police officers who own an investment property have just one. Is he correct?
Scott Morrison lambasted Labor's proposed changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax during a recent appearance on Sydney radio, using police officers as an example of those who may be affected.
Ahead of the 2018 state election, Victorian Opposition police spokesman Edward O'Donohue claims that "frontline police numbers" have decreased by 190 in Victoria under the Andrews Government.
As part of its response to the Christchurch mosque attacks, the New Zealand Parliament introduced a firearms buy-back and amnesty scheme. This report examines how effectively and efficiently the Police implemented the scheme.
This paper summarises the use of analytics and algorithms for policing within England and Wales, and explores different types of bias that can arise during the product lifecycle. The findings are based on in-depth consultation with police forces, civil society organisations, academics and legal experts.
Firearm deaths occur in heated situations because police carry guns as standard issue. This article explores the imperatives for firearm training for Australian police officers.
This report was originally released in June 2019. The author has released this updated version to correct some errors in the underlying data.
This report provides an overview of the key risks associated with unauthorised access and disclosure of information by Victoria Police employees. It explores the drivers of these risks, as well as potential prevention, reporting and detection measures.