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DomesticViolence, Law Enforcement, Women in Policing

Specialist Police Stations enhance the policing response to survivors of sexual and domestic violence, finds an international research team

An international research team, funded by the Australian Research Council, led by A/Professor Kerry Carrington, spoke to the workshop about Enhancing the Policing and Integrated Responses to #DV and #SV. They explained that specialist police stations that emerged in Argentina in 1988 responded only to victims/survivors of sexual and or domestic violence and work in …

DomesticViolence, Law Enforcement

Kathleen Turley & Amie Carrington from DVAC talk about Domestic Violence co-responder models with Qld Police

Police are increasingly becoming aware that responding to family violence is not something they can handle alone and recognise the importance of partnering with the DFV sector. In this presentation Kathleen Turly talks about the challenges and the benefits of this co-location with Queensland Police Service (QPS) in Toowoomba, and Amie Carrington discusses a 2022 newer initiative of having a QPS officer embedded within DVAC at Ipswitch.

DomesticViolence, Gender Responsive Policing, Law Enforcement, Police Culture, Women in Policing

Mirko Fernandez from United Nations Women talks about Gender Responsive Policing

Mirko Fernandez

Mirko Fernandez from United Nations Women, Geneva, zoomed in live to address the workshop on 21 October 2022 at the University of the Sunshine Coast. He spoke about The Handbook of Gender Responsive Police Service published in 2021 in collaboration with UNODC and the IAWP. The Handbook was developed by police for police to provide them with a practical guide to implementing gender responsive policing and putting in place accountability measures to track progress toward goals.

DomesticViolence, Law Enforcement

Betty Taylor, champion of victims/survivors of domestic family violence, shares her wisdom on reforming government & non-government responses

Betty Taylor CEO Red Rose Foundation

Betty Taylor CEO of Red Rose Foundation and long-term champion of victims/survivors of domestic family violence, shares her wisdom on reforming govt & NGO responses, insisting #QPS cannot undertake reform alone or without survivors voices.

DomesticViolence, Law Enforcement

Julie Sarkozi, Women’s Legal Service Qld, reflects on evidence from the Commission of Inquiry into QPS response to Domestic Violence

In her address to the workshop Julie Sarkozi, the Practice Director from the Women’s Legal Service Qld, reflected on the evidence of Mark Ainsworth, former QPS Detective, to Commission of Inquiry into the Qld Police Service Response to Domestic Violence. That evidence was based on interviews with 51 current and former QPS officers. She then …

DomesticViolence, Law Enforcement, Police Culture, Research, Sexual Violence

Breaking traditional police responses to domestic and sexual violence: What can be learnt from Argentina’s unique model?

Specialist DFV Police Station

By Alicia Gutierrez Brown Breaking the tradition (shorthandstories.com) A first-world country with a disgraceful domestic and family violence problem. A developing Latin American nation with a unique model for policing it. And, a world-first study by a multi-national team of university researchers, asking the question:   Can Argentina’s female-led police stations teach Australia and the western …

DomesticViolence, Law Enforcement, Police Culture

Submissions to Inquiry into Culture of Qld Police Service responses to Domestic and Family Violence Open till 24 June 2022

The independent commission of inquiry into Queensland Police Service (QPS) responses to domestic and family violence is open for public submissions only till 24 June 2022. I understand they will consider the submissions previously made to the Women’s Safety and Justice Task force. Don’t let fear of reprisal or persecution stop you from making a …

DomesticViolence, Law Enforcement, Police Culture

Women’s Police Stations: innovations from the Global South Presentation 11   March   2022 A collaboration between Embassies of Brazil & Australia

Date of webinars: 27 April, 11 and 27 May, 10 June and 1st July/2022Time: 7am to 9am AESTPlace: Zoom App – click here to accessSpeakers: Brazilian and Australian expertsRegistration: click here to enroll With simultaneous translation Portuguese/EnglishPROGRAM | 10 June/2022 SeminarWomen’s Police Stations and police interventions: innovations from the Global South Speakers: Kerry Carrington (University …