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This new publication is a platform for police members to share their successes and showcase the spirit of innovation, collaboration and partnership within policing. Police members can access it here. If you are a member of an Australian and New Zealand police jurisdiction and would like access, please contact our communications team.

 

Alcohol & Drugs

Positive community engagement reduces crime

Targeting young and frequently inebriated patrons in Night-Time Entertainment Districts –using intervention to increase awareness of how alcohol may be affecting their decision-making.

COVID-19

More places, more often: PSOs on the move

The successful use of Protective Services Officers (PSOs) to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) will have long-lasting effects for community safety in Victoria. That’s the belief of Victoria Police, after regulatory and legislative changes in 2020 enabled broader deployment of PSOs to provide additional support to police.

COVID-19

COVID-19 checkpoints and the community

Compassion and empathy inform effort to contain outbreak.

COVID-19

COVID hazard shipped off

The largest peacetime marine operation ever seen on Sydney Harbour saw the New South Wales Police Force’s Marine Area Command (MAC) remove a significant COVID-19 risk from New South Wales waters.

Community Diversity & Engagement

Te Pae Oranga, the game-changer

Māori principles underpin community partnership approach to offending and harm.

Community Diversity & Engagement

Cross-agency senior leadership

The Logan New Directions Youth Support Program under the Cross Agency Senior Leadership (CASL) Group commenced in the Logan District (Queensland, Australia) in August 2019 as an initiative to reduce youth re-offending and victimisation in the community.

Crime

Influences to joining and leaving OMCGS in Queensland

This research is the first Australian study to examine why adults join and leave OMCGs by conducting interviews with former OMCG members.

Crime

QPS research collaboration with Australian Institute of Criminology

Recent collaboration between the Strategy and Tactics team (Crime and Intelligence Command, CIC, QPS) with the AIC resulted in the addition of addendum questions regarding firearm ownership and theft.

Crime

Measuring policing impact on methamphetamine consumption through wastewater analysis

This study represents an innovative analytical approach to show the impact of policing activities on methylamphetamine consumption in the Queensland context.

Crime

Heavy earthmoving equipment theft in Queensland

Earthmoving equipment presents as a high value, tradable economic commodity, subject to the same commercial and criminal incentives driving broader property crime.

Education & Training

Learning re-imagined

The NSW Police Force has revamped its online education and training capabilities with the introduction of a more efficient, convenient and effective system.

Education & Training

QPS avalanche scenario training

Immersive scenario-based training system that delivers modernised training to enhance critical frontline leadership skills across all ranks within the Service.

Family & Domestic Violence

Project Vigilance

Project Vigilance is a joint initiative trialling the electronic monitoring of ‘high risk’ family violence perpetrators in Tasmania.

Family & Domestic Violence

QPS online Domestic Family Violence (DFV) reporting

Online/SMS options for reporting Domestic and Family Violence during COVID-19.

Family & Domestic Violence

Operation Sierra Alessa disrupting and preventing DFV perpetrators

Applying a focused deterrence strategy to prolific domestic violence perpetrators in Queensland.

Incidents & Emergencies

Country Fire Service, Australian Defence Force & SA Police “Side by Side in Kangaroo Island”

The ADF & SAPOL worked side-by-side to support the CFS and community through the Kangaroo Island bushfires, bringing different skill sets, resources and knowledge to the situations at hand.

Mental Health

From recruit to retirement: AFP SHIELD to deliver high performance health options to the frontline

SHIELD is there to prevent, support, cover, defend and empower AFP members from recruits until retirement.

Mental Health

Psych health screen - using technology for psychological health self-assessment

The Queensland Police Service has recently introduced a web-application to enable frontline police officers and the supporting QPS workforce to undertake a short psychological health self-assessment and access specialist support.

 

Mental Health

Psych health screen - using technology for psychological health self-assessment

The Queensland Police Service has recently introduced a web-application to enable frontline police officers and the supporting QPS workforce to undertake a short psychological health self-assessment and access specialist support.

Road Safety

Road safety within the MacKay mining communities

QPS and Mining Companies Joint Initiative to promote Road Safety. Moranbah Police joined with mining companies BHP and Anglo American to raise awareness about road safety and in relation to motorists driving whilst fatigued.

Technology

Connecting the largest policing jurisdiction in the world

Digital policing improves officer safety and creates a better informed and more agile police service for the Western Australia community.

Workforce Management

Frontline Safety – by the frontline, for the frontline

When Constable Matt Hunt was shot and killed during a vehicle stop in June last year, issues around safety for frontline New Zealand Police staff came into sharp focus. Staff safety in a changing policing environment required a new lens.

Workforce Management

New Zealand Police take to the streets with Skoda Superb

When New Zealand Police was suddenly faced with having to replace its 2000-plus responder vehicles, it needed to find a car that that could handle the rigors of daily patrol and that was gentle on the environment.

Workforce Management

Service Alignment Program (SAP)

In September 2019, Commissioner Carroll initiated a review of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) to look at current demand, resource allocation and opportunities to ensure the QPS can meet the future demand of the community and government, and better support our people within the QPS.

Futures

ACT Policing Futures Program

To deliver a more sustainable, efficient and effective policing service to meet current and long-term trends of the ACT community.

Futures

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Futures Triangle: futures thinking and innovation intrinsically linked The futures triangle’s strength comes from the idea that the most plausible scenarios of the future are the ones that balance three things: the push of the present, the weight of history, the pull of the future.

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