Policing Dangerous Consumption

Dr James Petty1 1Penington Institute , Carlton, Melbourne, Australia Rates of opioid overdose are increasing in Australia, accounting for more deaths per year than the national road toll. The provision of naloxone, a medicine used in emergency settings to treat...
  • September 26, 2018
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Miss Katie Lowe1, Professor Karen . A. Joe-Laidler1 1The Univeristy Of Hong Kong , , Hong Kong Through three decades of research, the definition of social supply has evolved beyond merely supplying friends where profit is not the primary motive...
  • September 26, 2018
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A/Prof. Melissa Bull1 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Australia In Australia authorities primarily rely on the identification of threshold quantities of various illicit drugs as an indicator of supply offences to discriminate between traffickers and users. Research indicates that this approach...
  • September 26, 2018
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Ms Sophie Aitken1, Ms Skye Mackay1 1Caraniche, Melbourne, Australia This presentation examines the development of the KickStart therapeutic group program targeting substance-related health concerns and criminogenic needs of moderate to high risk male community-based offenders. Reforms to sentencing, in combination...
  • September 26, 2018
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John Fitzgerald1 1University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia On a daily basis, law enforcement balances operational models that range from intelligence-led disruption and major drug investigations to referral/drug diversion. Operational models need to be responsive to drug markets, organizational needs and...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Caitlin Hughes1, Dr Monica Barratt1, Assoc Pfof Jason Ferris2, Dr  Larissa Maier3, Professor Adam Winstock4 1National Drug And Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Randwick, Australia, 2University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 3University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 4University College London, London, UK...
  • August 22, 2018
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Prof. Monica Whitty1 1University Of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia In 2014 Maria Exposto (an Australian grandmother) was arrested in Malaysia, accused of drug trafficking. She had been caught with 1.1 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine at Kuala Lumpur airport. As the expert...
  • August 22, 2018
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Ms Lucy Moss-Mason1 1Victoria University Of Wellington, , New Zealand There has been significant media attention dedicated to cryptomarkets such as Silk Road over the past seven years, providing academics with a unique opportunity to witness the lengths some individuals...
  • August 22, 2018
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Dr Helena Menih1, Dr  Natalie Thomas1 1University Of New England, Armidale, Australia Previous research demonstrates that homelessness tends to be very stressful for women, yet limited studies explore how homeless women manage such stress. Based on ethnographic data collected with...
  • August 21, 2018
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Dr Matthew Allen1 1University Of New England, Armidale, Australia In this paper I use a historical analysis of the offence of public drunkenness in the jurisdiction of New South Wales to demonstrate the importance of police powers against perceived problem...
  • August 21, 2018
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