Crime prevention

Annual Report

21 Jan 2019
73

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s administration of the Biometric Identification Service project.

Discussion paper

26 Sep 2018
20

This discussion document sets out proposals to extend the existing information sharing agreement to include the Serious Fraud Office and the New Zealand Customs Service, so Inland Revenue may share information with these agencies where it might be an advantage in dealing with serious crime....

Report

20 Jun 2018
38

This report examines the manner in which Duterte has gone about securing his internal objectives and assesses the effectiveness of those various approaches. It also looks at how he has sought to promote the Philippines as a ‘strategic partner nation of the international community’ to...

Audio

20 Jun 2018
15

Should we trust AI to decide who is a criminal and what defines a crime?

Report

21 May 2018
97

This report explains key trends in scam activity and highlights the impact of scams on the community. It highlights the cooperative work of the ACCC, other regulators and law enforcement agencies to disrupt scams and educate consumers.

Report

17 May 2018
297

This report analyses the diversion schemes currently operating in the Magistrates’ and Children’s Courts of Victoria.

Report

4 May 2018
217

Finding effective ways to prevent crime is important. This project was designed to demonstrate the feasibility of combining data from a 12-year Australian longitudinal study with prevention strategy investment data, to estimate potential returns, including a reduction in intimate partner violence and prison entry.

Report

2 May 2018
267

This evaluation of the High Density Housing Program (HDHP) employed a rigorous, quasi-experimental design, which enabled changes in recorded assaults and property crime, disturbance incidents and ambulance attendances at Ainslie Avenue to be compared with those of another public housing area that shared similar characteristics....

Report

14 Mar 2018
16

Although fraud is a wide-ranging category of crime, and the personal backgrounds and sociodemographic characteristics of offenders can differ considerably, both incidents and offenders display enduring features that act as red flags or indicators of dishonesty taking place.

Journal article

22 Feb 2018
198

Data-driven decision systems are taking over. No institution in society seems immune from the enthusiasm that automated decision-making generates, including—and perhaps especially—the police. Police departments are increasingly deploying data mining techniques to predict, prevent and investigate crime.

Article

4 Jan 2018
15

Rare statistical data on violence by asylum seekers confirm the far right's fears, but not its recipes.

Report

23 Oct 2017
17

In this study, adult police detainees were interviewed about their views and experiences of CCTV through an addendum to the Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA) program.

Report

25 Sep 2017
183

This report details the findings from a complex investigation into allegations of sexual assault against a resident of a group home for persons with a disability run by Autism Plus.

Report

13 Sep 2017
51

This resource looks at the full breadth of advantages offered by the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), plus an accessible description of how it works.

Briefing paper

31 Jul 2017
47

This research brief examines the concept of Justice Reinvestment as it was developed and is currently understood in Australia, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

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...

Report

Bradshaw Review
3 Jul 2017
84

This report proposes a number of recommendations aimed at addressing stock theft, rural trespass and illegal hunting. These include enhanced penalties for existing offences, an expansion of current regulatory requirements and significant changes to the way the NSW Police Force is currently structured to address...

Commentary

7 Jun 2017
59

Rick Sarre and Lorana Bartels ask if there's a case for an overhaul of nationwide parole laws?

Journal article

8 May 2017
39

Considers whether trading in influence is a problem in New Zealand and scopes out examples identified elsewhere.

Report

18 Nov 2016
6

This research found that almost one-in-three children we assist who are placed in out-of-home care later returns to us for help with criminal charges – often within months of their placement in care.

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