Policing Vulnerability

Policing Vulnerability


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ISBN-13: 9781862878976
Publisher: Federation Press
Publication date: 10/28/2012
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Isabelle is the Discipline Coordinator of Police Studies, University of Tasmania and Senior Researcher, Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies. Isabelle teaches and researches policing, and specialises in the topic of vulnerable populations and policing. She teaches this very topic at the Tasmania Police Academy, a role she was already undertaking with the New South Wales Police Force, when she was working at Charles Sturt University.

She is a member of the Australian University Community Engagement Alliance Scholarship Committee, a member of the Ethical Review and Research Governance Advisory Committee of the Australian Institute of Police Management.

She is also an Associate Investigator at the Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, and a member of the Australia Crime Prevention Council. She is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Charles Sturt University, in the School of Police Studies.

Nicole is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Deakin University, and Associate Senior Research Fellow with the Tasmania Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, University of Tasmania.

Nicole has worked as a practitioner and academic in the areas of policing hate crime, and policing in culturally and linguistically diverse societies for over 15 years.

Her current research with the London Metropolitan Police Service uses forensic linguistics to understand the context of hate speech in hate crime. Her work has been published in a range of edited collections and journals, and she is the co-author (with Rob White and Janine Haines) of Crime and Criminology.

Table of Contents

Foreword - Professor Peter Grabosky Part One—The Emergence and Contexts of Vulnerable People Policing

Introduction: Vulnerability and Cultural Competency in Policing
Nicole L Asquith and Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron

Critically Reflecting on being ‘at Risk' and ‘a Risk' in Vulnerable People Policing
Sonya Stanford

'For when equality is given to unequals, the result is inequality': The Socio-Legal Ethics of Vulnerable People
Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron and Anna Corbo Crehan

Educating for Vulnerability
Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron and Catherine Layton

Part Two—Police and Vulnerable Populations: First Contact

Quality of Life Policing in Broadacre Housing Estates
Rosmarie E Winter and Nicole L Asquith

Reaching out to Vulnerable People: The Work of Police Liaison Officers
Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron

The Vulnerable Thin Blue Line: Representations of Police Use of Force in the Media
Katrina Clifford

Part Three—Police Response to Incidents Involving Vulnerable People

Policing Mental Illness: Examining the Police Role in Addressing Mental Ill-health
Victoria Herrington and Katrina Clifford

Policing Vulnerable Offenders: Police Early Encounters with Refugees
Penny Egan-Vine and Katie Fraser

Vulnerability and the Art of Complaint Making
Nicole L Asquith

Part Four—Vulnerable People and Custody

Acquired Brain Injury and Vulnerability to the Criminal Justice System
James M Huntley

Twenty Years On: Indigenous Deaths in Police Custody and Lessons from the Frontline
Lorana Bartels

Detention and Investigation of Vulnerable Suspects
Karl Roberts and Victoria Herrington

Vulnerable Suspects and Arrest and Investigative Processes
Terese Henning

Part Five—Pathways to Sentencing and Punishment

Vulnerabilities in the Courtroom
Lorana Bartels and Kelly Richards

The Relationship between Diversion, Restorative Justice and Vulnerability
Angela Robinson

The Path Forward: Policing Diversion and Desistance
Hannah Graham

Conclusion: Vulnerable People Policing – Past, Present and Future
Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron and Nicole L Asquith

Empathy and Justice Citizenship, Belonging and Justice Conclusion

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