Aims:
  • Evaluate the Victorian legal, regulatory and inter-agency framework for responding to targeted crimes
  • Identify the nature, pattern and trends of targeted crimes and incidents in Victoria
  • Identify the nature, pattern and trends in police responses to targetd crimes and incidents in Victoria
  • Develop and evaluate innovative policing initiatives to targeted crimes and incidents
Outcomes:
  • Best practice policing framework for policing targeted crimes and incidents
  • Increased understanding of targeted crimes and incidents across key populations, including the impacts of policing responses
  • Enhanced theoretical and conceptual clarity of the relationship between social inclusion and hate crime
  • Alternative approaches to the policing of targeted crimes and incidents

Targeted Crime: Policing and Social Inclusion

This project will undertake a criminological study of the policing of targeted incidents and crime, that is, incidents and crimes motivated by bias, prejudice or hatred towards members of particular groups, communities and individuals.

It will develop a best practice policing framework for policing targeted crimes and incidents across key populations through both qualitative and quantitative criminological analysis.

Project Value: 
$115 900.00
Funding: 
ARC Linkage Project
Partners: 
Victoria Police; Monash University; University of Sydney
Date: 
2011 to 2014
Time status: 
Current
Contact: 
Professor Lorraine Mazerolle (l.mazerolle@uq.edu.au)
Aims:
  • Evaluate the Victorian legal, regulatory and inter-agency framework for responding to targeted crimes
  • Identify the nature, pattern and trends of targeted crimes and incidents in Victoria
  • Identify the nature, pattern and trends in police responses to targetd crimes and incidents in Victoria
  • Develop and evaluate innovative policing initiatives to targeted crimes and incidents
Outcomes:
  • Best practice policing framework for policing targeted crimes and incidents
  • Increased understanding of targeted crimes and incidents across key populations, including the impacts of policing responses
  • Enhanced theoretical and conceptual clarity of the relationship between social inclusion and hate crime
  • Alternative approaches to the policing of targeted crimes and incidents
Program/Affiliation: 
Type: 
Quantitative
Qualitative
Keywords: 
Resilience
Social exclusion
Community
Crime control
Number: 
ISSR030126