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Commissioned
Mar 2008
with: NZ Police
This study, commissioned with funding from the Cross Departmental Research Pool, sought to test the effectiveness of targeted multi-agency enforcement at reducing the harm caused by intoxication and other risky drinking behaviours in licensed premises. The study used a quasi-experimental interrupted time series research design to assess the impact of heightened enforcement activity in licensed...
Completed
14 Feb 2008
with: NZ Police
This report presents the findings of an evaluation of EM bail (electronic monitoring of defendants on pre-trial bail). The report was prepared by Duncan Consulting Services Ltd under contract to New Zealand Police. The focus of the evaluation was EM bail processes operated by NZP. Key evaluative questions were: Are these processes operating as intended? Is NZP's supporting infrastructure for...
Completed
Oct 2007
with: NZ Police
New Zealand Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (NZ-ADAM) is a programme which seeks to measure drug and alcohol use among people who have recently been apprehended by police. The programme operates at four sites (Whangarei, Henderson, Hamilton and Dunedin), and is conducted by Health Outcomes International (HOI) under contract to NZ Police. This is the second annual report for NZ-ADAM, covering...
Completed
Sep 2007
with: NZ Police
He Waka Tapu Trust is a Maori health and social services organisation operating in the region of Ngāi Tahu ki autahi (Christchurch) in the South Island. He Waka Tapu was established to provide a Kaupapa Māori service for Māori men and their whānau experiencing domestic violence. This report is the final evaluation of the two Community Youth Programmes provided by He Waka Tapu Trust i.e. the...
Completed
Sep 2007
with: NZ Police
Heretaunga Tiaki Tamariki is a community youth programme aimed at reducing repeat offending of high-risk young people aged between 11 and 17 years, and is located in the Flaxmere Police Station. The report is the final evaluation of the HTT Project. It covers the period from programme inception on 10 February 2003 to 31 December 2005. In 2002 Heretaunga Tiaki Tamariki project (HTT), based in...
Commissioned
Jul 2007
with: NZ Police
The Crime and Justice Research Centre (CJRC) carried out a new evaluation of the DARE to make a Choice (Choice) drug education programme. The evaluation was based on a ‘best practice’ approach outlined in a CJRC scoping study commissioned by NZ Police in 2005. The premise was that if the best practice principles are being met, it is reasonable to suppose this provides good...
Completed
Apr 2007
with: NZ Police
This report provides an overview of information related to the dismantling of clan labs by New Zealand Police during the 2006 calendar year.  'Official' clan lab recording began in 1996. A single clan lab was dismantled in that year. Since then, clan lab numbers have increased significantly with around 200 labs being located each year since 2003.   February 2006 saw the detection...
Commissioned
Apr 2007
with: NZ Police
This report describes an evaluation of the Kia Kaha Anti-bullying programme for students in years 5 – 8. Kia Kaha is an Anti-bullying programme developed by the New Zealand Police and originally released in 1992. The programme utilises a whole-school approach to improve the culture of schools and reduce bullying. The programme is delivered by teachers and Police Education Officers (...
Completed
Sep 2006
This research is part of a cross-sectoral, multi-faceted response to a call for significant government intervention in Counties Manukau after increased reports about escalating youth gang activity and violent assaults in the area. The first section of the research report outlines the methodology for the research, while the second section sets the context by looking at the demographic profile...
Completed
Sep 2006
with: NZ Police
New Zealand Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (NZ-ADAM) is a programme which seeks to measure drug and alcohol use among people who have recently been apprehended by police. NZ Police obtained funding for a one-year initial pilot of NZ-ADAM at four sites (Whangarei, Henderson, Hamilton and Dunedin) to be followed by a three-year extension should the pilot prove to be successful and useful. Health...

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