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Private Sector and Community Involvement in the Criminal Justice System

Proceedings of a conference held 30 November - 2 December 1992, Wellington, New Zealand

David Biles and Julia Vernon (eds.)
ISBN 0 642 20156 0 ISSN 1034-5086
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, January 1994


The conference papers explore the issues of privatisation of prisons; private policing; community involvement in prison programs; community based sanctions; cultural sensitisation; community crime prevention; and juveniles and privatisation. Examples of a range of programs operating in Australia and New Zealand are provided.



Private policing

Community involvement in prison programs

Community involvement and community based sanctions

Cultural workshop


Community crime prevention

Juveniles and privatisation