Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice: Volume 3 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Public health and law enforcement

Guest Editors: Dr Philip Birch, Professor Nick Crofts

Exploring law enforcement and public health as a collective impact initiative: lessons learned from Tasmania as a case study

Roberta Julian, Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron, Jackie Hallam, Clarissa Hughes

The purpose of this paper is to examine the potential benefits as well as some of the practical barriers to the implementation of a collective impact initiative in law…

A focus for mental health training for police

Stuart Thomas, Amy Watson

The purpose of this paper is to propose a focus for mental health training efforts to better equip officers to provide interventions and supports to help facilitate…

Multi-agency mentoring pilot intervention for high intensity service users of emergency public services: the Isle of Wight Integrated Recovery Programme

Paul Jennings, Catherine B. Matheson-Monnet

The purpose of this paper is to describe the design, implementation and evaluation of a small UK case study of a mentoring style pilot intervention integrating a specially…

Improving police risk assessment and management of family violence through a collaboration between law enforcement, forensic mental health and academia

Troy E. McEwan, Stuart Bateson, Susanne Strand

Police play an essential role in reducing harms associated with family violence by identifying people at increased risk of physical or mental health-related harm and…

Policing child abuse: challenges and opportunities for specialist units

Denise Martin, Lynn Kelly, Sharon Jackson, Sabina Byszko

Drawing on the literature from the field and the recent experience of an evaluation into a child abuse investigation in Scotland, the purpose of this paper is to argue…

Alcohol-related harms and street service care in entertainment districts

Catherine A. Quinn, Leanne Hides, Anna Harding, Dominique de Andrade, Hollie Wilson, Lance Mergard

Significant alcohol use increases the risk of injuries and violence in young people. The purpose of this paper is to examine factors associated with receiving street…

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