Police-community relations

Report

16 Apr 2019
5

This report documents attacks and other forms of intimidation experienced by activists campaigning against mining activities in their communities. It covers activities in four provinces between 2013 and 2018.

Journal article

22 Mar 2019
212

Bias crime is crime that is motivated by prejudice or bias towards an attribute of the victim, such as race, religion or sexuality. Police have been criticised for failing to take bias crime seriously, and there is a pressing need to understand the reasons for...

Report

24 Jan 2019
19

The focus of performance reporting in this chapter is on police services, covering the operations of the police agencies of each State and Territory government, including the ACT community policing function performed by the Australian Federal Police.

Report

21 Nov 2018
70

Findings contained in this research report indicate that police can influence the likelihood of further violence, victim satisfaction and wellbeing, and criminal justice outcomes for people involved in domestic violence cases.

Report

24 Oct 2018
409

In 2017, the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion, commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to undertake an independent review of the implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (the Royal Commission).

A landmark in the history...

Report

4 Sep 2018
150

This report explores the debate over how to strike an appropriate balance between police responsibility for managing the conduct of their members and an external agency’s oversight and investigation of complaints about police.

Report

27 Mar 2018
113

To determine how effectively Victoria Police oversights serious incidents involving its officers, IBAC audited more than 140 oversight files closed by Victoria Police during the 2015/16 financial year. The audit identified that there are aspects of Victoria Police’s oversight process that are concerning and which...

Report

22 Feb 2018
20

For the past fourteen years, approximately one-fifth of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Participating Police Force has comprised police from thirteen Pacific Island countries. As RAMSI was drawing to a close, it was timely to assess the impact of their involvement on...

Report

Report by Senior Constable Ben Bjarnesen - 2016 Churchill Fellow
11 Jan 2018
566

Internationally, police services, as well as support agencies, deploy a variety of techniques and strategies to address domestic violence in LGBTI communities. Each of these services has their particular strengths and challenges, as explored throughout this report.

Report

16 Nov 2017
178

This study, commissioned by the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC) of the Australian Federal Police, updates missing person statistics and describes the extent to which known risk factors correlate with categories of missing persons.

Report

A report of the Youth Justice Coalition NSW
25 Oct 2017
577

This research found that young people on the Suspect Targeting Management Plan (SMTP) experience inappropriate forms of over-policing, disproportionate to the future risks they are alleged to pose to society.

Report

23 Oct 2017
24

Findings in this report suggest that police detainees in Australia are largely supportive of the use of police body-worn cameras (BWCs), but this was predicated on a number of operational and procedural requirements.

Report

1 Aug 2017
161

Alexis – Family Violence Response (A-FVRM) is an integrated Victoria Police/Social Services response to recidivist family violence piloted in the Melbourne LGAs of Glen Eira, Bayside and Kingston. This evaluation report details the model and provides an analysis of the program data. A-FVRM is a...

Guide

1 Aug 2017
49

While most aspects of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) have been well documented, less has been said about the significant contribution of the Pacific Island police who served with it.

Report

12 Jul 2017
297

This inaugural report of the Community Safety Trustee sets out the new approach and covers the five key elements of the Community Safety Statement: reducing harm, increased connection to the community, putting victims first, holding offenders to account and improving Victoria Police capability culture and...

Briefing paper

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 533
2 Jun 2017
288

This study compares perceptions of police and policing and willingness to cooperate with police in a population-based sample of young adult amphetamine-type stimulant users and non-users, using both quantitative and qualitative data.

Report

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 532
2 Jun 2017
215

This study supports previous findings that diversion for minor cannabis offences can save money and lead to better social consequences.

Journal article

1 Mar 2017
80

Abstract

This paper explores the nature of relations between public officials and community workers, drawing on empirical data from a study on Indigenous patrols in New South Wales, Australia. Patrol workers interact with public officials from various state entities who are tasked with...

Report

13 Dec 2016
289

This report presents the findings of key investigations by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) into serious police misconduct involving the use of illicit drugs, and broader consideration of Victoria Police’s systems and practices to detect and prevent illicit drug use by its officers. IBAC’s...

Report

8 Dec 2016
162

Driving while affected by alcohol is a significant cause of road trauma in the community. Significant resources have been devoted to reducing the incidence of drink drinking, including ongoing enforcement efforts by Victoria Police. When Victoria Police officers are themselves detected driving in excess of...

Overview

 

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