Short Shot

Principal Practitioner Narelle Goodland1 1Victoria Police, Australia Trauma is a normal human response to abnormal events. Trauma undermines evidence gathering and can be hard to detect when working with victims.  A trauma-informed approach to policing will assist you to; understand...
  • September 2, 2019
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Dr Patrick Tidmarsh1, Principal Practitioner Narelle Goodland 1Victoria Police, Australia This ‘short shot’ will look at the intersections between sexual offending and family violence, with particular reference to the abuse of children.  It will explore changing the narrative when children...
  • September 2, 2019
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Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Gye1, Georgia Wearne1 1Victoria Police,  Australia The Dandenong Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team (SOCIT) has established a dedicated Child Sexual Exploitation team, comprised of investigators, a Tactical Intelligence Officer and Youth Resource officers. The...
  • September 2, 2019
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Dr Patrick Tidmarsh1, Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Gye 1Victoria Police, Australia This ‘short shot’ will discuss how research on sexual offenders has affected the investigation of sexual crime, including ‘specialist’ approaches, ‘Whole Story’ investigation methodology, improved complainant interviewing and eliciting...
  • September 2, 2019
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Mr Peter Branca1, Mr Craig Darragh1 1Victoria Police, Australia This presentation will outline how Victoria Police have modernised Persons of Interest (POI) Management practices in line with its organisational community safety priorities. The Victoria Police Offender Management Project was launched...
  • 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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Mr Timothy Mashford1, Mr Scott Davidson1 1Victoria Police, Melbourne, Australia Policing agencies across the world regularly utilise hotspot mapping processes to identify risk and predict future crime events. The most common hotspot technique, kernel density estimation (KDE), takes a number...
  • 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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