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Policing implications of illicit drug use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

TitlePolicing implications of illicit drug use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
AgencyNational Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund (Australia); Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies; Australian Institute of Criminology;
DescriptionIt is proposed to conduct interviews and consultations with key Queanbeyan police and local Aboriginal residents on issues relating to the policing of drugs in Indigenous communities to provide a point of comparison with fieldwork sites in other jurisdictions.
Date commenced2004
StatusIn progress
Target groupAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only;
State / territoryNew South Wales;
Subject(s)Drugs and alcohol; Crime prevention; Corrections; Research project;
MethodsInterviews;
Related itemsThe policing implications of cannabis, amphetamines and other illicit drug use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities / Brendan Delahunty and Judy Putt (Publication); Good practice framework : policing illicit drugs in rural and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities / Brendan Delahunty and Judy Putt (Publication);