Report

Australian Muslims’ experiences of policing and surveillance

This study examines Australian Muslims’ perspectives and attitudes towards law enforcement agencies.
Working paper

Governing live automated facial recognition systems for policing in England and Wales

The use of live automated facial recognition (AFR) systems in England and Wales for law enforcement purposes has been the subject of criticism concerning the inadequacy of governance of the technology. This working paper contributes to public policy literature on technology governance, exploring governance through...
Report

The great cyber surrender: how police and governments abandon cybercrime victims

In the most comprehensive transatlantic study of its kind, this report finds that the approach of both police and policymakers to tackling cybercrime is so inadequate that it is tantamount to surrender.
Report

Street-level drug law enforcement: an updated systematic review

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 The GPD is an online searchable database designed to capture all published and unpublished experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluations...
Report

The rule of law and sustainable development

Rule of law is widely recognised as essential to governance and sustainable development, but is complex to define. This new report examines how trends in development policy have shaped global support for the rule of law and explores how to enhance its impact on development.
Policy report

Effectiveness of policy interventions relating to the illegal and unsustainable wildlife trade

This policy report summarises the findings of an investigation into the effectiveness of policy interventions addressing illegal and unsustainable wildlife trade, including legislative and enforcement measures, measures to influence consumer behaviour, trade policy responses and engagement of local communities.
Report

Democracy promotion: ANZUS and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy

This paper argues that democracy promotion ought to be an essential component of the Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy — a strategy that is being promoted by the United States, Australia, Japan and, increasingly, India, albeit with national differences in approaches and emphasis.
Report

Australia-China law enforcement cooperation

This paper outlines existing law enforcement cooperation between Australian and Chinese authorities, highlights the risks and limitations in working with China, and suggests areas where future cooperation can be enhanced.
Blog post

Law enforcement access to My Health Record data

This FlagPost was originally published on 24 July 2018. It has since been amended to reference the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988 relevant to the release of health information by private medical practitioners. As an adjunct task, it has also been updated to reflect...
Report

Operational efficiency of the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity

The objective of this audit was to examine the efficiency of the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI) in detecting, investigating and preventing corrupt conduct.