Projects tagged with Crime & Safety
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The New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring (NZ-ADUM) study monitors levels of alcohol and other drug use, and related criminal offending, among police detainees in Whangarei, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch central city police stations (see Wilkins et al., 2010b). NZ-ADUM tracks key drugs of concern, including...
3 Jun 2015
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Māori, Quality of Life
This paper presents what we know about interventions and strategies to improve outcomes for children with a parent in prison. It also shines a light on the wide range of negative impacts that children with a parent in prison experience, including long term poor health, educational and social outcomes, and...
13 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Prisoners, Women, Youth, Quality of Life, Resilience, Sport & Recreation, Gender, Sexuality
Contents Editorial- Darius Fagan Desistance from crime: A review of the literature - Marianne Bevan Discovering desistance: Reconfiguring...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Defence, International Relations, Law & Justice, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Policy, Public Service
This report summarises the results of the Department of Internal Affairs’ (the Department) 2014 survey of its reporting entities under the Anti-Money Laundering & Countering the Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act) and explains the methodology behind the survey. The Act took effect in July...
Becoming Better Helpers: rethinking language to move beyond simplistic responses to women experiencing intimate partner violence
Topics: Literature review, Research, Advocacy, Support Groups, Community Development, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Social Services, Policy
The prevalence of family violence is a persistent challenge facing New Zealand. Its effects are pervasive, spanning multiple levels: individuals, family/whānau, communities, and society in general. A major challenge in effectively addressing family violence is the apparent disconnect that exists between the various agencies and...
23 Mar 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Employment & Labour, Social Security & Welfare, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Over the past few years the NZ Police Workplace Survey has helped provide valuable insight into the climate of our organisation. It has provided a focus for discussion around the perceptions and opinions of staff across a range of areas and issues. As an organisation, level of engagement has become an...
16 Feb 2015
This is a report of the results of a review of the quality of police crime data undertaken by Statistics NZ at the request of the NZ Police.
Response of the New Zealand Police to the Commission of Inquiry into Police Conduct: Fourth monitoring report
Upholding the law and protecting people and property can be a dangerous, demanding, and stressful job. To do that job well, the New Zealand Police (the Police) need to have the trust and confidence of the community. To earn trust and confidence, the Police must show respect, consider the needs of victims, and meet very high...
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Literature review, Research, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Relationships, Hapū, Iwi, Wairua, Whānau, Women, Quality of Life, Gender
Primary prevention of violence against women is an approach that seeks to stop violence against women before it occurs in the first place. It is an internationally emerging field of practice with a growing evidence base about what works. However, research on how it is understood and how effective it is in diverse cultural...
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
What is the NZCASS? The New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey (NZCASS) is a face-to-face survey of almost 7000 randomly chosen people living in New Zealand who are aged 15 or over. The NZCASS has been carried out three times: 2014, 2009 and 2006.
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