Australian Institute of Criminology

Authors: Baker, Ashleigh,

This report presents data on frequencies of deaths in prison custody, and police custody and custody-related operations. The report also presents information about the deceased person including their demographics and […]

Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand are faced by social disadvantages in terms of community safety and the justice system. The extent and complexities of overcoming this have led […]

This brief paper suggests that in a crime prevention context, mentoring is often directed towards young people already involved in the criminal justice system or ‘at-risk’ of engaging in criminal […]

This report provides an evaluation of the Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER) since July 2007 from a whole-of-government perspective. It aims to place the NTER in its political, social and […]

This study examines sentencing outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous adult offenders convicted in the lower courts of South Australia, New South Wales and Western Australia between 2005 and 2007. The […]

Wadeye is one of the largest Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory. Over the past decade, the community has attracted much negative media attention because of the amount of violence […]