Projects tagged with Crime & Safety
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Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Youth, Quality of Life
This is the first joint thematic review to be conducted under the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture mandate in New Zealand and looks at the issue of young people in Police detention.
Response of the New Zealand Police to the Commission of Inquiry into Police Conduct: Third monitoring report
In 2007, the Commission of Inquiry into Police Conduct (the Commission) criticised the historical conduct, including sexual conduct, of some police officers and their associates. The Commission made multiple recommendations for change within the New Zealand Police (the Police). The Government asked the Auditor...
This report responds to a request by the Ministry for a literature review that collates, describes and evaluates the evidence base relating to appropriate responses to victims of crime in the adult criminal justice system. The aim of this literature review is to summarise available evidence that can be used to:
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Defence, Law & Justice, Victims, Families & Whānau, Policy, Women, Gender, Sexuality
This research presents a complex picture of sexual violence and revictimisation. It emphasises the importance of early identification of repeat survivors and the need to break the cycle of repeat revictimisaiton, and to provide consistent and appropriate support for survivors and their families.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Child Development, Whānau, Children, Disability, Māori, Pacific People, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Children’s Commissioner established an Expert Advisory Group to deliver a significant research-based advocacy programme in 2011-12. This group (the EAG) released a report:
Justice sector agencies – the Ministry of Justice, Department of Corrections, NZ Police, Serious Fraud Office, Crown Law and Ministry of Social Development (for youth justice) – have worked together to reduce crime and numbers in the ‘criminal justice pipeline’. Recently, this collaboration has been formalised with the...
This paper summarises the results of the Survey of Court Lawyers. The research aimed to better understand lawyers’ experience of services and facilities the Ministry of Justice provides, to help us improve our services and facilities.
This report presents key trends in the Child and Youth Prosecution Statistics 2011 released by the Ministry of Justice, and published on the Statistics New Zealand website. It covers the calendar years from 2002 to 2011. The bulk of the analysis in this bulletin focuses on the characteristics of, and the...
Topics: Evaluation, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Children, Quality of Life, Innovation
Social Work Now, Issue 50, pages 30-33. There are times when simple solutions to issues present themselves. The ability to explore innovations and new ways of thinking can help keep your own social work practice fresh and vibrant, while at the same time allowing individuals the...
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Employment & Labour, Social Services, Mental Health, Quality of Life, Sexuality
Social Work Now, issue 50, pages 14-23. This paper is based on research that focused on investigating if a vicarious traumatisation framework resonated with counsellors who were registered to undertake therapy with sexual abuse survivors in New Zealand. It was important to allow...
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