Law Enforcement, Pacific Islands, Women in Policing

Would China Back Women in Policing In the Pacific? Not likely, but Australia could, according to Dr Melissa Jardine

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“China’s pursuit of a Pacific-wide deal with island nations covering policing, security and data communications cooperation leaves the new Labor government in Australia facing a challenge to be the security “partner of choice” in the region. While the full details of these proposed agreements are not yet known, China is unlikely to include programs of work to …

DomesticViolence, Police Culture, ViolencePrevention

Evaluation of Embedded #DFV Social Worker #QPS Toowoomba

Overall QPS officers interviewed were impressed with the general benefits of having a well-integrated complementary response to law enforcement to support victims/survivors. By working together, they have a better chance to break the cycle of violence than working alone and the victims/survivors of DFV receive a better quality service that is more comforting and empathetic.

DomesticViolence, Police Culture, Sexual Violence, ViolencePrevention

Changing Police Culture is Vital to Improving the Experiences of Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

It’s time to change police culture to improve experiences for survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence, and prevent violence escalating into lethal risk. Dorren Langham could still be alive if Qld had specialist police stations designed to receive victims/survivors of domestic violence, writes Kerry Carrington. Here’s how they work. Policing Gender Violence in the 21st Century …


Re-Imagining Women and Policing

Women’s entry into policing, a traditionally masculine occupation, has been theorized almost entirely through a liberal feminist theoretical lens where equality with men is the end target. From this theoretical viewpoint, women’s police stations in the Global South established specifically to respond to gender violence have been conceptualized as relics from the past. We argue …