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Crime and law enforcement

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2016-06-09T09:40:00+10:00 06.2016
Illicit drugs in Queensland

The CCC has profiled the main illicit drug markets currently operating in Queensland, and the extent of organised crime involvement in them. The report looks at current and emerging trends, factors influencing changes in demand and supply, and associated harms.

2015-11-02T00:00:00+10:00 11.2015
Accessing electronically stored evidence of child exploitation material offences

This research paper examines the legislative limitations of section 154 of the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 in relation to the investigation of offences involving child exploitation material and identifies options for reform.

2015-09-18T00:00:00+10:00 09.2015
Assets of Queensland drug offenders

The CCC has examined its proceeds of crime data from 2009 to 2014 to inform law enforcement and government about the value and nature of assets held by drug offenders in Queensland.

2013-10-01T00:00:00+10:00 10.2013
Vulnerable victims: homicide of older people (DOC, 464.5 kB)

This Research and Issues Paper reviews published literature about suspected homicide of older people, to assist in the investigation of these crimes by Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC) or police investigators. The paper includes information about victim vulnerabilities, nature of the offences, characteristics and motives of offenders, and investigative and prosecutorial challenges. Although police and CMC investigators are the paper’s primary audience, it will also be a useful reference for professionals such as clinicians, ambulance officers or aged care professionals who may encounter older people at risk of becoming homicide victims. (Word version)

2013-10-01T00:00:00+10:00 10.2013
Vulnerable victims: homicide of older people (PDF, 548.1 kB)

This Research and Issues Paper reviews published literature about suspected homicide of older people, to assist in the investigation of these crimes by the CMC or police investigators. The paper includes information about victim vulnerabilities, nature of the offences, characteristics and motives of offenders, and investigative and prosecutorial challenges. Although police and CMC investigators are the paper’s primary audience, it will also be a useful reference for professionals such as clinicians, ambulance officers or aged care professionals who may encounter older people at risk of becoming homicide victims.

2013-06-27T11:55:00+10:00 06.2013
Vulnerable victims: child homicide by parents (PDF, 542.5 kB)

This Research and Issues Paper focuses on cases of suspected homicide of vulnerable victims under the age of 16, particularly homicide perpetrated by a parent. Although police investigators are the paper’s primary audience, the paper is also a useful reference for professionals such as clinicians, ambulance officers or child protection workers who may encounter children at risk of being murdered by their parent.

2013-06-27T11:30:00+10:00 06.2013
Vulnerable victims: child homicide by parents (Word version) (DOC, 587.0 kB)

This Research and Issues Paper focuses on cases of suspected homicide of vulnerable victims under the age of 16, particularly homicide perpetrated by a parent. Although police investigators are the paper’s primary audience, the paper is also a useful reference for professionals such as clinicians, ambulance officers or child protection workers who may encounter children at risk of being murdered by their parent. Word version.

2012-12-21T09:10:00+10:00 12.2012
Illicit drug markets in Queensland (Word version) (DOC, 555.0 kB)

Strategic intelligence assessment profiles of the main illicit drug markets currently operating in Queensland, and the extent of organised crime involvement in them.

2012-12-20T16:15:00+10:00 12.2012
Illicit drug markets in Queensland (PDF, 832.5 kB)

Strategic intelligence assessment profiles of the main illicit drug markets operating in Queensland and the extent of organised crime involvement in them.

2012-11-29T08:25:00+10:00 11.2012
Organised property crime in Queensland (PDF, 611.9 kB)

Current and emerging issues in organised property crime - full report.

2012-11-29T08:20:00+10:00 11.2012
Organised property crime in Queensland (DOC, 359.0 kB)

Current and emerging issues in organised property crime. Word version.

2011-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2011
Summary and recommendations — Evaluating Taser reforms (PDF, 139.9 kB)

Excerpt from the Evaluating Taser reforms report — background, key findings, our recommendations, and the way forward.

2010-02-01T20:00:00+10:00 02.2010
Crime Bulletin No. 12: Illicit drug markets in Queensland: a strategic assessment (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Market-based analysis of the risk posed by illicit drug markets in Queensland, with a particular focus on organised criminal involvement.

2009-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2009
Crime Bulletin No. 11: Money laundering and organised crime in Queensland: a strategic assessment (PDF, 1014.8 kB)

Examination of what constitutes money laundering in Queensland and of different money laundering techniques used by organised crime groups.

2009-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2009
Crime Bulletin No. 10: Organised fraud in Queensland: a strategic assessment (PDF, 811.6 kB)

An overview of current and emerging issues relating to online, credit card, identity and cheque fraud.

2009-06-01T12:05:00+10:00 06.2009
Crime Bulletin No. 9: Organised property crime markets in Queensland: a strategic assessment (PDF, 1.3 MB)

This strategic assessment describes the nature and extent of organised property crime markets in Queensland.

2008-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2008
Exploring drug use II: Drug use by hospital emergency department patients (PDF, 1.0 MB)

2005 re-examination of the nature and extent of alcohol and drug use among patients attending the Gold Coast Hospital Emergency Department.

2008-02-29T23:00:00+10:00 02.2008
How the criminal justice system handles allegations of sexual abuse: A review of the implementation of the recommendations of the Seeking justice report (PDF, 532.9 kB)

Review of the implementation of the recommendations of the 'Seeking justice' report on how the QPS and DPP handle sexual abuse offences.

2008-02-29T23:00:00+10:00 02.2008
Drugs and crime: Trends among watch-house detainees (PDF, 2.9 MB)

Drug use patterns and criminal behaviour of detainees from various watch-houses in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia.

2007-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2007
Crime Bulletin No. 8: The cocaine market in Queensland: a strategic assessment (PDF, 699.2 kB)

Trends and issues for cocaine use and the status of the market in Queensland; assessment of current threat and examination of the need for additional law enforcement attention in this area.

2007-07-01T10:00:00+10:00 07.2007
Breaking the cycle: A study of victimisation and violence in the lives of non-custodial offenders (PDF, 3.9 MB)

Offending Persons Across the Lifecourse (OPAL) study of 480 non-custodial offenders and the predictors of recidivism.

2007-02-01T10:00:00+10:00 02.2007
Illicit drug use in Queensland: A survey of households 2002–05 (PDF, 548.3 kB)

Report on illicit drug use from data collected between 2002 and 2005 by the Office of Economic and Statistical Research from adults in private households.

2006-12-01T11:00:00+10:00 12.2006
Profiling the Queensland amphetamine market (PDF, 680.3 kB)

Characteristics of amphetamine users and their perceptions of law enforcement; report assesses the impact of law enforcement acitivity on the amphetamine market in Queensland.

2005-12-01T09:00:00+10:00 12.2005
Crime Bulletin No. 7: Property crime in Queensland: a strategic assessment (PDF, 328.1 kB)

Report on the nature and extent of organised criminal activity in the Queensland property market; examines the link between property crime and the illicit drug market.

2005-07-01T10:00:00+10:00 07.2005
Money laundering (PDF, 105.7 kB)

This background brief has been prepared to provide CMC officers with a basic understanding of what money laundering is, and introduce some of the common terminology associated with the subject.

2004-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2004
Crime Bulletin No. 6: Organised crime markets in Queensland: a strategic assessment (2004) (PDF, 379.2 kB)

Discussion of the main illicit markets driving organised criminal activity in Queensland. The bulletin focuses on criminal activities that require the support of networks operating like legitimate businesses. (2004)

2003-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2003
Crime Bulletin No. 5: Amphetamine: still Queensland's no. 1 drug threat (PDF, 432.1 kB)

This Crime Bulletin provides a strategic assessment of the illicit amphetamine market in Queensland, based on an analysis of a diverse range of sources including information from law enforcement, government, industry and members of the community.

2003-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2003
The Volkers case: examining the conduct of the police and prosecution (PDF, 645.5 kB)

Report of a CMC investigation into whether there was any misconduct in the initial police investigation or in the prosecution’s decision to drop sexual misconduct charges against swimming coach Scott Volkers before he came to trial.

2002-06-01T20:00:00+10:00 06.2002
Drug use and crime: findings from the DUMA survey (Research & Issues Paper, No. 3) (PDF, 151.9 kB)

Findings from drug use monitoring of detainees in participating watch-houses.

2002-04-01T11:00:00+10:00 04.2002
Crime Bulletin No. 4: The illicit market for ADHD prescription drugs in Queensland (PDF, 75.1 kB)

Assessment of the illicit market for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) prescription drugs.

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