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Crime prevention: April 2015

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Journal articles

  • A functional shift : building a new model of engagement / Andrew Fisher and Susan Ritchie
    Policing : a journal of policy and practice 9(1) 2015: 101-114
  • An injecting room worked for heroin. Let's have one to help beat ice / Matt Noffs
    Guardian (newspaper). 31 Mar 2015:[3] p
  • An outcome evaluation of a midwestern prisoner reentry initiative / Brett Garland and Aida Hass
    Criminal justice policy review 26(3) Apr 2015: 293-314
  • Ballooning surveillance / Timothy Compston
    Intersec : the journal of international security 25(3) Mar 2015: 34-36
  • Cognitive skills programs for female offenders in the community : effect on reconviction / Emma J Palmer, Ruth M Hatcher, James McGuire and Clive R Hollin
    Criminal justice and behavior 42(4) Apr 2015: 345-360
  • Collaborative EOD / Chanan Levin
    Intersec : the journal of international security 25(3) Mar 2015: 30-32
  • Early pub closing times work for Kings Cross : they will for Queensland too / Peter G Miller
    The conversation. 09 Apr 2015:[4] p
  • Early warning system for temporary crime hot spots / Wilpen L Gorr and YongJei Lee
    Journal of quantitative criminology 31(1) Mar 2015: 25-47
  • Economic adversity and crime : old theories and new evidence / Don J Weatherburn and Kevin T Schnepel
    Australian journal of social issues 50(1) 2015: 89-106
  • Effects of the PCYC Catalyst outdoor adventure intervention program on youths' life skills, mental health, and delinquent behaviour / Daniel J Bowen and James T Neill
    International Journal of adolescence and youth. 10 Apr 2015:22 p
  • Good news : fatal shootings are now less common in Australia, NZ, Canada and even the US / Samara McPhedran
    The conversation. 16 Apr 2015:[5] p
  • 'Is a 24-hour ban such a bad thing?' Police-imposed banning notices : compatible with human rights or a diminution of due process? / Clare Farmer
    Australian journal of human rights 20(2) Dec 2014: 39-61
  • It's a cyber jungle out there
    New Zealand Police Association police news 48(3) Apr 2015: 12-13
  • NSW election 2015 : Pru Goward sworn in as Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
    ABC news (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). 02 Apr 2015:[2] p
  • Procedural justice policing and citizen compliance behaviour : the importance of emotion / Julie M Barkworth and Kristina Murphy
    Psychology, crime and law 21(3/4) Apr/May 2015: 254-273
  • The effects of merging proactive CCTV monitoring with directed police patrol : a randomized controlled trial / Eric Piza, Joel M Caplan, Leslie W Kennedy and Andrew Gilchrist
    Journal of experimental criminology 11(1) Mar 2015: 43-69
  • The impact of marijuana policies on youth : clinical, research, and legal update / Seth Ammerman, Sheryl Ryan and William P Adelman
    Pediatrics 135(3) Mar 2015: e669-e785
  • The influence of price-related point-of-sale promotions on bottle shop purchases of young adults / Sandra C Jones, Lance Barrie, Parri Gregory, Steve Allsop and Tanya Chikritzhs
    Drug and alcohol review 34(2) Mar 2015: 170-176
  • The prediction possibilities / Megan Gates
    Security management 59(3) Mar 2015: 46-52
  • There is no evidence that the death penalty acts as a deterrent / Carolyn Hoyle and Roger Hood
    The conversation. 25 Apr 2015:[4] p
  • You've got - deadly - mail / Jason Wakefield
    Intersec : the journal of international security 25(2) Feb 2015: 30-32