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1 May 2024

No magic wand

A key plank of the Queensland Government’s new Community Safety Plan is to expand police use of metal detector wands, even though there is no evidence that they help reduce violent crime say Griffith Criminology Institute researchers.

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23 October 2023
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Safety and Security for Women in Public Spaces

In an effort to boost feelings of safety and inclusion for women in public spaces, Griffith University and Monash University have come together to create the Safe Spaces Project.

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30 May 2023
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12 May 2023
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12 May 2023
Keeley Hughes with Joshua Creamer and Kara Cook

Balancing the Bar for Female Indigenous Lawyers

Nights spent watching Judge Judy inspired Griffith University Indigenous law student Keeley Hughes to pursue a career in criminal law. Now she's secured a scholarship to help her achieve that goal.

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26 April 2023

Dodging Justice: Characteristics of repeat child sex offenders

Griffith University researchers have investigated the characteristics of child sexual abuse offenders who evade detection for long periods of time.

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19 April 2023
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Intimate Partner Violence Is Not All the Same

Reducing instances of intimate partner violence is not a one-size-fits-all solution, however Griffith University researchers have identified four common ‘scripts’ that could help understand the stages of a crime event and lead to development of better preventative measures.

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4 April 2023

New retail crime stats reveal employee theft, customer aggression and fraud. 

A Griffith University report exposes statistics about theft, fraud and violence experienced by Australia and New Zealand retailers. Commissioned by...

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21 March 2023

Sex, labour, and financial exchange in couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is a growing form of homelessness in many countries including Australia, however, new research suggests it is especially common within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

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16 March 2023
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