Improving police practice and leadership

Dr Geoff Sheldon1 1Queensland Police Service The Australia and New Zealand Society of Evidence Based Policing (ANZSEBP) can be described as a group of law enforcement and other professionals who strive for an empirical basis for making practical policing decisions....
  • September 2, 2019
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Miss Monica Semrad1 1Australian Federal Police , Sydney, Australia, 2University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, Australia In Australia, as in many jurisdictions around the world, police use deception to gain intelligence, to prevent offences from occurring, and to solve...
  • September 2, 2019
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Mr Paul House1 1WA Police, Australia In December 2014, a masterclass presented by Professor Lawrence Sherman and attended by more than 100 senior WA Police officers heralded a new way of thinking about police reform. The message was clear –...
  • September 2, 2019
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Dr Ross Hendy1 1Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Officers from the Norwegian police were routinely armed with firearms from July 2014 to February 2016 in response to a terrorist threat. This paper explores the experiences of a sample of officers (N=16)...
  • September 2, 2019
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Ms Katherine Danylak1, Commander Tim Hansen1, Anne Sophie Pichler2 1Victoria Police, Melbourne, Australia, 2Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia Victoria Police is trialling the Embedded Youth Outreach Program (EYOP) – an ambitious and  targeted approach aimed at...
  • September 2, 2019
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Dr Kelly Hine1, Dr Jason Payne1 1Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia The use of force by police is one of the most critical issues in policing today.  One of the most consistent findings within the use-of-force research is that...
  • September 2, 2019
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Mr Steve Yeong1, Dr Suzanne Poynton2 1NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Sydney, Australia, 2NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Sydney, Australia Objectives: To identify the causal effect of pre-recorded evidence on the probability of a conviction in...
  • September 2, 2019
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Dr Lauren Monds1 1University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Many violent offences are committed by and committed against people who are intoxicated by one or more substances. Although police frequently interact with intoxicated witnesses and victims, little is known about police...
  • September 2, 2019
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