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2014-06-30T00:00:00+10:00 06.2014
CMC Annual Report 2013–14

Overview of the CMC annual report for 2013–14, including highlights and links to sections of the report.

2014-06-27T14:15:00+10:00 06.2014
Community safety planning in Queensland’s Indigenous communities (DOC, 1.8 MB)

In 2013–2014 the CMC reviewed local-level crime and safety planning, known as community safety planning, in a sample of Queensland’s discrete Indigenous communities. We visited nine communities to talk to people about the processes for developing community safety plans. We also reviewed community safety plans and local policing plans to explore the potential for identified strategies to prevent crime and violence. This review is the last in a series of activities undertaken by the CMC specifically in response to Restoring order’s recommendations on crime prevention, community safety and police–community relations in remote Indigenous communities. (Word version)

2014-06-27T14:15:00+10:00 06.2014
Community safety planning in Queensland’s Indigenous communities (PDF, 1.9 MB)

In 2013–2014 the CMC reviewed local-level crime and safety planning, known as community safety planning, in a sample of Queensland’s discrete Indigenous communities. We visited nine communities to talk to people about the processes for developing community safety plans. We also reviewed community safety plans and local policing plans to explore the potential for identified strategies to prevent crime and violence. This review is the last in a series of activities undertaken by the CMC specifically in response to Restoring order’s recommendations on crime prevention, community safety and police–community relations in remote Indigenous communities. (PDF version)

2013-10-23T08:25:00+10:00 10.2013
Monitoring police ethics: a 2013 survey of Queensland recruits and First Year Constables (Research & Issues Paper No. 13) (DOC, 359.0 kB)

This paper reports on the results of a 2013 survey of the ethical attitudes of Queensland Police Service recruits and First Year Constables (FYCs). It provides some insight into the professional values, knowledge and perceptions of recruits and FYCs. Word version.

2013-10-23T08:20:00+10:00 10.2013
Monitoring police ethics: a 2013 survey of Queensland recruits and First Year Constables (Research & Issues Paper, No. 13) (PDF, 326.7 kB)

This paper reports on the results of a 2013 survey of the ethical attitudes of Queensland Police Service recruits and First Year Constables (FYCs). It provides some insight into the professional values, knowledge and perceptions of recruits and FYCs.

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.

2013-09-25T00:00:00+10:00 09.2013
Fraud, financial management and accountability in the Queensland public sector

An examination of how a $16.69 million fraud was committed on Queensland Health and the lessons to be learned for the public sector.

2013-09-13T00:00:00+10:00 09.2013
An examination of suspected official misconduct at the University of Queensland

This report sets out the circumstances and decisions which led to the forced offer to a student at UQ, the outcomes of the CMC’s misconduct investigation, the review of the University’s handling of the matter, the results of a qualitative review of their integrity system and lessons learned for the broader public sector.

2013-09-09T00:00:00+10:00 09.2013
Making allegations of corrupt conduct public: is it in the public interest?

The CCC is calling for public submissions that examine the issues outlined in the discussion paper. Submissions close 5pm Thursday 30 June 2016.

2013-09-06T10:45:00+10:00 09.2013
CMC Annual Report 2012–13

Overview of our annual report for 2012–13, including highlights and links to sections of the report.

2013-08-01T09:55:00+10:00 08.2013
Improving misconduct reporting in the QPS: the importance of ethical culture (Research & Issues Paper No. 11) (PDF, 362.3 kB)

This research and issues paper (number 11) presents the findings from a survey that examined the relative contributions of job-related factors and ethical culture in influencing QPS officers’ intention to report misconduct.

2013-08-01T09:55:00+10:00 08.2013
Improving misconduct reporting in the QPS: the importance of ethical culture (Research & Issues Paper No. 11) (DOC, 382.0 kB)

This research and issues paper (number 11) presents the findings from a survey that examined the relative contributions of job-related factors and ethical culture in influencing QPS officers’ intention to report misconduct. Word version.

2013-06-28T00:00:00+10:00 06.2013
CMC 2013–17 Strategic Plan

This plan outlines CMC priorities, objectives and the results we will achieve.

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.

2013-06-26T08:55:00+10:00 06.2013
Multiple and prolonged Taser deployments (DOC, 1.1 MB)

This review examined incidents involving a multiple or prolonged Taser deployment to better understand why they occur, whether they are appropriate and justified according to policy, and whether they are a good use of force option. Word version.

2013-06-26T08:30:00+10:00 06.2013
Multiple and prolonged Taser deployments (PDF, 1.1 MB)

This review examined incidents involving a multiple or prolonged Taser deployment to better understand why they occur, whether they are appropriate and justified according to policy, and whether they are a good use of force option.

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.

2012-12-20T10:20:00+10:00 12.2012
The regulation of political donations and gifts in Queensland: a comparative analysis (Word version) (DOC, 980.5 kB)

A comparative review of Australian and international regulations relating to prohibitions and restrictions on donations, disclosure of political donations, and compliance and enforcement mechanisms.

2012-12-19T13:15:00+10:00 12.2012
The regulation of political donations and gifts in Queensland: a comparative analysis (PDF, 1.6 MB)

A comparative review of Australian and international regulations relating to prohibitions and restrictions on donations, disclosure of political donations, and compliance and enforcement mechanisms.

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.

2012-11-13T08:40:00+10:00 11.2012
An update on Taser use in Queensland (Research and Issues Paper, No. 9) (PDF, 192.9 kB)

This paper provides statistics on Taser use by officers from the Queensland Police Service (QPS) over the last two years and compares it to data reported in our more comprehensive review in 2011, Evaluating Taser reforms: a review of Queensland Police Service policy and practice.

2012-11-10T09:40:00+10:00 11.2012
An update on Taser use in Queensland (Research and Issues Paper, No. 9) (DOC, 272.0 kB)

This paper provides statistics on Taser use by officers from the Queensland Police Service (QPS) over the last two years and compares it to data reported in our more comprehensive review in 2011, Evaluating Taser reforms: a review of Queensland Police Service policy and practice. Word version.

2012-09-17T10:45:00+10:00 09.2012
Annual Report 2011–12

Overview of our annual report for 2011–12, including highlights and links to sections of the report.

2012-09-13T09:55:00+10:00 09.2012
Indigenous people in policing roles: A follow-up review to the Restoring order report (Word version) (DOC, 2.2 MB)

This report examines issues of crime, violence and policing in Queensland’s Indigenous communities. It draws on extensive consultation with Indigenous communities and their serving police officers as well as comprehensive research and policy analysis (Word version).

2012-09-13T09:55:00+10:00 09.2012
Indigenous people in policing roles: A follow-up review to the Restoring order report (PDF, 2.2 MB)

Action 47 of the Restoring order report required the CMC to review how the Queensland Police Service utilises, manages and supports Police Liaison Officers, Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Police and Community Police Officers. This report outlines the findings.

2012-08-20T10:10:00+10:00 08.2012
Advice from John Jerrard QC (PDF, 321.5 kB)

Advice of John Jerrard QC concerning examination of material provided to the Crime and Misconduct Commission pursuant to Recommendation 16.1 of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s final report.

2012-08-20T10:05:00+10:00 08.2012
Advice from John Jerrard QC - Word version (DOC, 209.0 kB)

Advice of John Jerrard QC concerning examination of material provided to the Crime and Misconduct Commission pursuant to Recommendation 16.1 of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s final report.

2012-08-16T15:15:00+10:00 08.2012
Examination of Wivenhoe Dam engineers' conduct

Outcome from the CMC review of material provided by the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry following a recommendation that it investigate the conduct of three of the engineers operating Wivenhoe Dam.

2012-07-02T12:10:00+10:00 07.2012
Indigenous engagement strategy

Our ongoing commitment to strengthening our relationships with Indigenous people, communities and organisations

2012-07-02T10:05:00+10:00 07.2012
Indigenous engagement strategy (PDF, 241.5 kB)

Our ongoing commitment to strengthening our relationships with Indigenous people, communities and organisations

2012-06-29T03:00:00+10:00 06.2012
2012–16 Strategic Plan

The outcomes we want, what we will do to achieve them and how we will assess our achievements are available in our 2012–16 Strategic Plan

2011-11-15T03:00:00+10:00 11.2011
Annual Report 2010–11

Overview of our annual report for 2010–11, including highlights and links to sections of the document.

2011-11-07T20:50:00+10:00 11.2011
Code of Conduct (PDF, 160.3 kB)

The Code of Conduct for CCC staff.

2011-11-04T15:23:06+10:00 11.2011
Privacy Plan (PDF, 100.1 kB)

Lastest privacy plan from the CMC.

2011-10-20T14:10:00+10:00 10.2011
About the CCC

Who we are and what we do information.

2011-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2011
Public perceptions of local government: findings from the 2010 Public Attitudes Survey (PDF, 536.0 kB)

The findings of the 2010 Public Attitudes Survey, where members of the public give their impressions on the performance of local government employees.

2011-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2011
Public perceptions of the public service: findings from the 2010 Public Attitudes Survey (PDF, 532.2 kB)

The findings of the 2010 Public Attitudes Survey, where members of the public give their impressions on the performance of the public service.

2011-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2011
Public perceptions of the Queensland Police Service: findings from the 2010 Public Attitudes Survey (PDF, 687.0 kB)

The findings of the 2010 Public Attitudes Survey, where members of the public give their impressions on the performance of the Queensland Police Service.

2011-07-31T10:00:00+10:00 07.2011
Investigation into former Minister Gordon Nuttall

As a result of an investigation conducted by the CMC, in October 2010 a Brisbane District Court jury found Mr Nuttall guilty on five counts of official corruption and five counts of perjury.

2011-06-30T10:00:00+10:00 06.2011
Review of the Prostitution Act 1999 (Qld)

The CMC's 2011 review of the Prostitution Act found that the Act effectively regulates the licensed brothel sector in Queensland

2011-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2011
Operation Tesco: report of an investigation into allegations of police misconduct on the Gold Coast (PDF, 380.8 kB)

This report exposes the environment and attitudes that gave rise to police misconduct on the Gold Coast, drawing attention to the quality of supervision and the ability of local managers to recognise and deal with potential misconduct.

2011-06-01T00:00:00+10:00 06.2011
An alternative to pursuit: a review of the evade police provisions (PDF, 1.1 MB)

CMC review of the ‘evade police’ powers, aimed at improving community safety by reducing the number of police pursuits. The report makes 13 recommendations to make the powers a more effective tool for police.

2011-06-01T00:00:00+10:00 06.2011
Strategic Plan 2011–15 (PDF, 237.8 kB)

Our strategic plan for 2011-15, published in June 2011.

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.

2011-04-01T09:00:00+10:00 04.2011
Evaluating Taser reforms: a review of Queensland Police Service policy and practice (PDF, 2.2 MB)

CMC evaluation of QPS's implementation of Taser reforms recommended in a joint CMC–QPS review of Taser use in 2009; includes recommendations.

2010-12-14T23:00:00+10:00 12.2010
Review of police move-on powers: data report (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Details of the methodology and data analyses of the review of police move-on powers.

2010-12-01T20:40:00+10:00 12.2010
Submissions to our review of Queensland's police move-on powers

Submissions from the public were sought in relation to the following questions: 1. How are the evade police provisions being used by police? 2. How are evade police offences being dealt with by the courts? 3. What impact have the evade police provisions had on the number of police pursuits? 4. Are the evade police provisions a useful operational tool for investigating and prosecuting offenders?

2010-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2010
Setting the standard: a review of current processes for the management of police discipline and misconduct matters (PDF, 3.3 MB)

CMC review of QPS processes for managing police discipline and misconduct matters; considers ethical standards and practice; recommends changes to ensure police accountability and integrity.

2010-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2010
Police move-on powers: a CMC review of their use (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Our review of Queensland’s police use move-on powers, and the recommendations made for reform.

2010-12-01T09:00:00+10:00 12.2010
Report on an investigation into the alleged misuse of public monies, and a former ministerial adviser (PDF, 1.3 MB)

This report details the CMC's investigation into a grant to the Queensland Rugby Union, and the role played by former ministerial adviser Simon Tutt. It discusses the relationship between ministerial advisers and public servants, and the importance of transparent and accountable decision-making. It contains recommendations for policy and procedural reform.

2010-11-01T09:00:00+10:00 11.2010
Report summary — The ethical perceptions and attitudes of Queensland Police Service recruits and first year constables, 1995–2008 (PDF, 592.5 kB)

Summary of report on the 1995–2008 survey of ethical attitudes and perceptions of junior QPS officers; survey is a barometer of the ethical culture of the QPS.

2010-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2010
Annual Report 2009–10 (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Full PDF version of our annual report for 2009–10.

2010-09-01T03:00:00+10:00 09.2010
Annual Report 2009-10

Our annual report for 2009-10 including links to the full PDF and links to sections.

2010-06-01T12:00:00+10:00 06.2010
Strategic Plan 2010-14 (PDF, 403.6 kB)

Our strategic plan for 2010-14 (A3 print size).

2010-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2010
CMC Review of the Queensland Police Service’s Palm Island Review (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Our review of the initial police investigation and the subsequent internal police review into the death in custody of Mulrunji. The report consists of: the background to our review, the Palm Island death in custody, the QPS response, our assessment of the QPS and IRT investigations, and our conclusions and recommendations.

2010-06-01T00:00:00+10:00 06.2010
Response to DC Rynders' report (Palm Island police investigation) (PDF, 315.4 kB)

2010-04-30T10:00:00+10:00 04.2010
Review of off-road motorbike noise laws

A CMC review of Queensland noise laws found they were ineffective in reducing excessive motorbike noise in off-road areas.

2010-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2010
Sound advice: a review of the effectiveness of police powers in reducing excessive noise from off-road motorbikes (PDF, 1.4 MB)

This report examines the effectiveness of current noise laws in reducing excessive noise from off-road motorbikes, and recommends measures designed to achieve long-term sustainable improvement.

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.

2009-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2009
Alleged misuse of public money, and a former ministerial adviser

Investigation into a grant of $4.2 million to the Queensland Rugby Union, and the role played in the awarding of that grant by former ministerial adviser Simon Tutt.

2009-11-14T11:25:00+10:00 11.2009
Restoring order - Issues paper (PDF, 467.0 kB)

2009-11-01T13:00:00+10:00 11.2009
Annual Report 2008–09

Our annual report for 2008-09 including links to the full PDF version and sections.

2009-11-01T10:00:00+10:00 11.2009
Restoring order: crime prevention, policing and local justice in Queensland’s Indigenous communities (PDF, 3.9 MB)

This report examines issues of crime, violence and policing in Queensland’s Indigenous communities. It draws on extensive consultation with Indigenous communities and their serving police officers as well as comprehensive research and policy analysis.

2009-11-01T10:00:00+10:00 11.2009
Final CMC report into the 2009 South East Queensland Regional Plan, including land at Palmwoods (PDF, 135.0 kB)

A CMC report on its investigation into an allegation that a former Deputy Premier of Queensland had improperly influenced the review process of certain parcels of land included in the urban footprint contained in the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031 (2009 SEQ plan).

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.

2009-09-01T20:00:00+10:00 09.2009
Allegation against the Honourable TM Mackenroth in respect of land at Elimbah East: a report from the CMC (PDF, 150.5 kB)

A CMC report on its investigation into an allegation that a retired former Deputy Premier improperly influenced a review process which changed the classification of certain land in the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009.

2009-07-01T20:00:00+10:00 07.2009
Dangerous liaisons: a report arising from a CMC investigation into allegations of police misconduct (Operation Capri) (PDF, 2.2 MB)

Operation Capri revealed multiple incidents of police misconduct, mainly relating to the involvement of police officers with a criminal informant.

2009-07-01T10:00:00+10:00 07.2009
QPS — CMC Review of Taser Policy, Training, and Monitoring and Review Practices (PDF, 710.7 kB)

Joint QPS-CMC review of Taser training and operational policy.

2009-06-02T06:00:00+10:00 06.2009
Perceptions of misconduct in Queensland correctional institutions: a survey of custodial officers (PDF, 959.6 kB)

Survey findings examining perceptions of official misconduct in Queensland correctional institutions.

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.

2009-06-01T00:00:00+10:00 06.2009
Strategic Plan 2009-13 (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Our strategic plan for 2009-13.

2009-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2009
Interactions between police and young people (PDF, 677.3 kB)

Three research studies on relations between police and young people, including analysis of complaints against police by young people and results from a school-based-program to reduce risk-taking behaviour.

2009-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2009
Public perceptions of the Queensland Police Service: findings from the 2008 Public Attitudes Survey (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Presents key findings of the latest survey of public perceptions of the Queensland Police Service and identifies interesting changes over time.

2008-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2008
Review of Queensland’s police move-on powers - Invitation for public comment (PDF, 190.8 kB)

The CMC conducted a review of Queensland’s police move-on powers. This is the invitation for public comment.

2008-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2008
Public duty, private interests: Issues in pre-separation conduct and post-separation employment for the Queensland public sector (PDF, 2.2 MB)

This account of the investigation of possible misconduct by Scott Flavell, former Director-General of the Department of Employment and Training also examines how the prospect of future private sector employment could influence public officials and compromise good government administration. It contains recommendations for policy and legislative reform relative to these issues.

2008-11-01T12:00:00+10:00 11.2008
Annual Report 2007–08

Our annual report for 2007-08 including links to the full PDF version and sections.

2008-11-01T11:00:00+10:00 11.2008
The ethical perceptions and attitudes of Queensland Police Service recruits and first year constables, 1995–2008 (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Report on the 1995–2008 survey of ethical attitudes and perceptions of junior QPS officers; survey is a barometer of the ethical culture of the QPS.

2008-11-01T09:00:00+10:00 11.2008
Tasers: a brief overview of the research literature (Research & Issues Paper No. 8) (PDF, 226.5 kB)

Summary of Australian and international research about the use of Tasers by operational police.

2008-10-01T00:00:00+10:00 10.2008
Mandatory treatment and perceptions of treatment effectiveness: a Queensland study of non-custodial offenders with drug and/or alcohol abuse problems (Research & Issues Paper, No.7) (PDF, 429.1 kB)

Examination of what influences the effectiveness of mandatory treatment of offenders with drug and/or alcohol abuse problems.

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.

2008-07-31T10:00:00+10:00 07.2008
Separation issues in the Queensland public sector

Public hearing and investigation into allegations that former Director-General of the Department of Employment and Training, Mr Scott Flavell, while in office, misused departmental information and failed to disclose a personal interest in a private training company.

2008-05-01T10:00:00+10:00 05.2008
Policing public order: a review of the public nuisance offence (PDF, 2.5 MB)

The CMC found that the public nuisance law is being used fairly and effectively, with police taking action to respond to growing community concerns about anti-social behaviour, especially where alcohol is concerned. The report makes some recommendations about issues such as police discretion, offensive language and public urination.

2008-05-01T00:00:00+10:00 05.2008
2008 Public nuisance inquiry - submissions

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.

2008-02-01T11:00:00+10:00 02.2008
Facts about Tasers (PDF, 105.8 kB)

How Tasers work and their advantages and disadvantages in law enforcement.

2007-11-01T20:00:00+10:00 11.2007
The Queensland Police Dog Squad: A CMC review of complaints and bite incidents (PDF, 515.2 kB)

Analysis of complaints about bites by QPS dogs between 1999 and 2006.

2007-11-01T00:00:00+10:00 11.2007
Annual Report 2006–07

Our annual report for 2006-07 including links to the full PDF version and sections.

2007-09-01T13:15:00+10:00 09.2007
Submissions to our inquiry into policing in Indigenous communities

Public repose was sought to the following questions - What is the relationship between the police and people in remote Indigenous communities? How are policing services currently delivered in Indigenous communities?What changes should be made to improve the delivery of policing services to the remote Indigenous communities? What can be done to keep people in custody safe?

2007-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2007
Public perceptions of the Queensland public service and local government: findings from the 2005 Public Attitudes Survey (PDF, 740.5 kB)

This report presents findings of the 2005 Public Attitudes Survey relating to the Queensland public service and local government.

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.

2007-07-01T00:00:00+10:00 07.2007
Childhood physical abuse and adult offending: are they linked, and is there scope for early intervention? (Research & Issues Paper, No.6) (PDF, 274.3 kB)

Study examining the relationship between physical abuse during childhood and later offending as an adult.

2007-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2007
Reforming child protection in Queensland: A review of the implementation of recommendations contained in the CMC's Protecting children report (PDF, 326.1 kB)

Review of the implementation of recommendations made in the CMC’s Protecting Children report.

2007-02-01T11:00:00+10:00 02.2007
The Princess Alexandra Hospital Police Beat: an evaluation by the CMC (PDF, 3.1 MB)

CMC evaluation of the Princess Alexandra Hospital Police Beat indicates it is an encouraging example of what can be achieved, even within a complex environment such as a hospital.

2007-02-01T10:00:00+10:00 02.2007
Alleged police assault of Aurukun resident Warren Bell: a report from the CMC (PDF, 244.9 kB)

This report presents the CMC's findings regarding an allegation of police assault made in January 2007 by Aurukun resident Warren Bell.

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.

2006-11-01T13:00:00+10:00 11.2006
Annual Report 2005-06

Our annual report for 2005-06 including links to the full PDF version and sections.

2006-10-01T20:00:00+10:00 10.2006
Actions and reactions at The Prince Charles Hospital: report of a CMC investigation into allegations flowing from the appointment of a nursing director (PDF, 206.9 kB)

Extensive media attention given to the issues involving a long-standing, messy quarrel between high-ranking staff at The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, and embroiled the CMC in sorting out what had happened and who was responsible.

2006-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2006
CMC investigations into allegations affecting the Douglas Shire Council: a synopsis (PDF, 664.9 kB)

This synopsis details the results of investigations conducted by the CMC into numerous allegations against the mayor, councillors, and council officers of the Douglas Shire Council, as well as complaints by the mayor and CEO.

2006-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2006
Regulating outcall prostitution: Should legal outcall prostitution services be extended to licensed brothels and independent escort agencies? (PDF, 844.7 kB)

Focuses on whether the five aims of the Prostitution Act, as nominated by the Queensland Government when the Bill was introduced, had been achieved.

2006-06-01T20:00:00+10:00 06.2006
Public perceptions of the QPS: findings from the 2005 Public Attitudes Survey (PDF, 780.6 kB)

This report presents findings of the 2005 Public Attitudes Survey relating to the QPS.

2006-05-01T10:00:00+10:00 05.2006
The new public nuisance offence provision: an issues paper (PDF, 116.2 kB)

Issues paper discussing how police are enforcing the new public nuisance offence provision, and the impact it is having on the Queensland public?

2006-05-01T10:00:00+10:00 05.2006
Independence, influence and integrity in local government: a CMC inquiry into the 2004 Gold Coast City Council election (PDF, 8.7 MB)

This report presents the findings of the Commission's public inquiry into allegations of official misconduct of some candidates and others during the Gold Coast City Council election in March 2004. It also examines the adequacy of existing legislation in relation to the conduct of local government elections.

2005-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2005
The local government electoral process: discussion paper (PDF, 159.6 kB)

The CMC invited key stakeholders and interested members of the public to comment on the issues raised in this discussion paper and on any other issue relevant to the topic: Does existing Queensland legislation sufficiently maintain the integrity of the local government electoral process?

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.

2005-12-01T09:00:00+10:00 12.2005
Should legal outcall prostitution services in Queensland be extended to licensed brothels and/or escort agencies? (PDF, 872.9 kB)

CMC's interim position on the way forward for escort or outcall prositution services in Queensland. Final report released in 2006.

2005-11-01T09:00:00+10:00 11.2005
Annual Report 2004-05 (PDF, 4.8 MB)

Full PDF version of our annual report for 2004-05.

2005-10-31T05:00:00+10:00 10.2005
Escort agency hearings

Following public hearings in September 2005, we recommended in a 2006 report to State Parliament that outcall prostitution services from licensed brothels and independent ‘escort agencies’ should not be legalised. We also suggested in this report methods to prevent illegal prostitution from negatively affecting the legal sex industry, providing a fairer solution for legal operators.

2005-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2005
OC spray: oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray use by Queensland police (PDF, 4.3 MB)

Oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray is a relatively new use-of-force option for Queensland police. The spray is now used commonly by police to help them deal with volatile situations and aggressive people. This report formally assesses the risks of using OC spray and determines its overall effectiveness.

2005-09-30T20:00:00+10:00 09.2005
Gold Coast City Council election

CMC public inquiry into allegations of breaches of the Local Government Act by Gold Coast City Councillors.

2005-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2005
Responding to volatile substance abuse: evaluation of the places of safety model (PDF, 431.2 kB)

This report documents the CMC's evaluation of the effectiveness of a state government initiative to help people who are addicted to inhaling volatile substances. The evaluation was complementary to a review of new police powers introduced to support the initiative.

2005-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2005
Police powers and VSM: a review (PDF, 2.8 MB)

This report evaluates new police powers introduced to support a state government initiative to provide people addicted to volatile substances with a safe place to go while under the influence.

2005-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2005
The arrest of Samuel Hogan: a CMC investigation (PDF, 539.2 kB)

This report examines the serious injury of a young man while being arrested by two Cairns police officers. While it exonerates the officers from wrongdoing, it calls on the QPS to re-examine its procedures in relation to the detention of people suffering from a mental illness and the monitoring of anyone who has been subjected to a neck restraint.

2005-07-01T10:00:00+10:00 07.2005
Report of an investigation into the appointment of the Queensland Information Commissioner (PDF, 158.0 kB)

In this report the CMC examines the issues raised concerning the circumstances in which Ms Cathi Taylor was appointed Queensland Information Commissioner in February 2005.

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.

2005-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2005
Review of the financial management guidelines for the Office of the Speaker (PDF, 632.1 kB)

This report reviews Queensland Government guidelines designed to improve accountability and tighten controls for the financial management of the Office of the Speaker.

2005-05-01T10:00:00+10:00 05.2005
Problem-oriented policing in a detective environment: a Queensland case study (PDF, 475.0 kB)

This report presents an innovative POP (problem-oriented policing) project conducted by detectives at the Gold Coast. It illustrates both the potential and the challenges of POP for contemporary police services

2005-03-01T11:00:00+10:00 03.2005
Policing domestic violence: report summary (PDF, 465.2 kB)

Summary of the report 'Meeting the challenges' on the issues that confront police dealing with domestic violence.

2005-03-01T11:00:00+10:00 03.2005
Policing domestic violence in Queensland: meeting the challenges (PDF, 1.7 MB)

The report looks at the challenges that confront police and identifies potential strategies to improve their effectiveness and efficiency.

2005-03-01T10:45:00+10:00 03.2005
The discussion paper on whether outcall prostitution services in Queensland should be legalised (PDF, 105.6 kB)

Discussion paper calling for submissions on the legalisation of escort and outcall prostitution services in Queensland.

2005-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2005
Palm Island airfare controversy (PDF, 356.9 kB)

A report on the CMC investigation into allegations of official misconduct in respect of travel arrangements authorised by the former Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy.

2005-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2005
Palm Island bribery allegation (PDF, 641.0 kB)

Report of a CMC investigation into an offer made by the Premier of Queensland to the Palm Island Aboriginal Council

2004-12-01T11:00:00+10:00 12.2004
Regulating prostitution: an evaluation of the Prostitution Act 1999 (Qld) (PDF, 678.5 kB)

CMC review of the Prostitution Act shows that Queensland’s legal prostitution industry is safe, healthy and crime-free, and provides a viable alternative to dangerous illegal brothels. Report recommends some changes to help improve regulation.

2004-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2004
Regulating adult entertainment: a review of the live adult entertainment industry in Queensland (PDF, 680.7 kB)

CMC evaluation of regulatory framework for live adult entertainment shows that the current system works well, but should be strengthened and extended to minimise opportunities to exploit minors, reduce negative impacts on the community and deter organised crime.

2004-12-01T09:00:00+10:00 12.2004
Striking a balance: an inquiry into media access to police communications (PDF, 703.5 kB)

Report into media access to police radio systems.

2004-11-01T11:00:00+10:00 11.2004
Annual Report 2003-04 (PDF, 4.1 MB)

Full PDF version of our annual report for 2003-04.

2004-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2004
Exploring drug use: prevalence and patterns among emergency department patients (PDF, 418.6 kB)

This report is the result of a collaborative research project that examined the prevalence and patterns of drug use among patients presenting at a Gold Coast emergency department.

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)

2004-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2004
Handling complaints against Queensland police: past, present and future (PDF, 92.1 kB)

An examination of how the process for handling complaints against police in Queensland evolved into the current system.

2004-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2004
The Tugun Bypass investigation (PDF, 206.4 kB)

The CMC has tabled in parliament a report into an investigation of complaints that officers of the Department of Main Roads had breached the conventions for how officials of the state public service should behave during election campaigns. While determining that no official misconduct occurred, the CMC found that the letter delivered by officers of the Department of Main Roads in relation to the Tugun Bypass proposal did breach the proper practice of departments, as set out in the Queensland Cabinet handbook. Accordingly, the CMC has made four recommendations designed to achieve full compliance with the accepted conventions.

2004-07-01T10:00:00+10:00 07.2004
Profiling the Queensland public sector: functions, risks and misconduct resistance strategies (PDF, 623.0 kB)

This report represents the cooperation of 234 Queensland public sector agencies who took the time to participate in the CMC’s Responding to Misconduct survey. The survey was designed to provide the CMC with the sort of information it needs to help build the capacity of Queensland public sector agencies to deal with and prevent misconduct. The information contained in this report should help individual agencies understand themselves better by being able to compare their risks and their prevention strategies with those of other like agencies. By comparing their own responses with the collated information in this report, agencies may be able to identify areas that require further attention.

2004-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2004
Child-focused sexual abuse prevention programs: how effective are they in preventing child abuse? (Research & Issues Paper, No. 5) (PDF, 109.1 kB)

This paper examines the current research into the effectiveness of programs designed to prevent the sexual abuse of children.

2004-05-01T10:00:00+10:00 05.2004
Lockhart River allegations: a CMC report on an investigation into allegations of official misconduct arising from the presence of alcohol on the Queensland Government aircraft at the Lockhart River airport (PDF, 90.8 kB)

Report on the circumstances around the discovery of a bottle of wine in a government aircraft on the Lockhart River airport tarmac; examination of events from the point of view of whether official misconduct took place.

2004-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2004
Listening in: results of a CMC audit of police interview tapes (PDF, 282.1 kB)

This report presents findings from an audit of police interview audio tapes — the second one conducted since 1999 — involving people suspected of having committed indictable offences. This audit has been conducted as part of the Crime and Misconduct Commission’s function of undertaking research into police powers and the use of those powers.

2004-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2004
Brisbane River flood levels: a CMC report on the Brisbane City Council’s handling of flood study reports (PDF, 240.2 kB)

A Crime and Misconduct Commission investigation into allegations that the Brisbane City Council improperly suppressed the findings of Brisbane River flood studies has not revealed any evidence of official misconduct by any person. However, the investigation did reveal some failings in the BCC’s recordkeeping and administrative practices, and the CMC has made recommendations for improvements in these areas. The report also comments on some important general issues about the openness of government and the public interest.

2004-01-01T22:00:00+10:00 01.2004
The prosecution of Pauline Hanson and David Ettridge: a report on an inquiry into issues raised in a resolution of Parliament (PDF, 125.6 kB)

Investigation of allegations of unfairness in the proceedings and political interference in the prosecution of Pauline Hanson and David Ettridge.

2004-01-01T11:00:00+10:00 01.2004
Protecting children: report summary (PDF, 601.6 kB)

Summary of the CMC’s Protecting children (2004) report on the abuse of children in foster care in Queensland; includes recommendations.

2004-01-01T11:00:00+10:00 01.2004
Protecting children: an inquiry into abuse of children in foster care (PDF, 2.6 MB)

Report of an inquiry into Queensland's foster care system. Recommendations for reform include the call for a new Department of Child Safety dedicated exclusively to protecting the rights of children, particularly those in foster care.

2004-01-01T10:00:00+10:00 01.2004
Patterns of amphetamine use: initial findings from the Amphetamines in Queensland research project (PDF, 885.4 kB)

Criminal justice and health agencies in Queensland have been increasingly concerned about the continuing rise in the use of amphetamines and the harms and consequences associated with their use. Unfortunately, this concern is compounded by the lack of detailed and comprehensive information about the experiences and behaviours of amphetamine users in Queensland.

2003-11-01T14:00:00+10:00 11.2003
An investigation of matters relating to the conduct of the Hon. Ken Hayward MP (PDF, 376.6 kB)

Investigation into allegations of improper actions regarding transactions between government agencies and business entities; and misuse of parliamentary travel entitlements.

2003-11-01T10:00:00+10:00 11.2003
Public perceptions of the Queensland public sector and local government - 2002 Public attitudes survey (PDF, 224.9 kB)

This report presents findings of the 2002 Public Attitudes Survey relating to the Queensland public service and local government. The report on public attitudes to the Queensland Police Service, also derived from the survey, has already been published.

2003-11-01T10:00:00+10:00 11.2003
Youth justice: criminal trajectories (Research & Issues Paper, No. 4) (PDF, 90.6 kB)

This study examines the entire population of young offenders in the state who in 1994–95 received a supervised juvenile justice order and traces their involvement in criminal offending into adulthood.

2003-11-01T10:00:00+10:00 11.2003
Annual Report 2002-03 (PDF, 5.5 MB)

Full PDF version of our annual report for 2002-03.

2003-07-30T10:00:00+10:00 07.2003
Abuse of children in foster care

A CMC public enquiry into the abuse of foster children in Queensland resulted in 110 recommendations for reform of the foster care system.

2003-07-26T08:45:00+10:00 07.2003
Police Pursuits: A law enforcement and public safety issue for Queensland. (PDF, 182.8 kB)

This report presents an analysis of police pursuits in Queensland from 1997 to 2002.

2003-06-30T20:00:00+10:00 06.2003
Sexual offence matters

Findings and recommendations of a public inquiry into the handling of sexual offence matters in the Queensland criminal justice system.

2003-06-02T06:00:00+10:00 06.2003
Seeking justice: an inquiry into the handling of sexual offences by the criminal justice system (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Report of the findings and recommendations of a CMC public inquiry into the handling of sexual offence matters in the Queensland criminal justice system.

2003-06-01T12:30:00+10:00 06.2003
Beat policing resources

Overview information about CMC beat-policing research and publications.

2003-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2003
On the beat: an evaluation of beat policing in Queensland (PDF, 2.8 MB)

Beat policing is a community policing strategy designed to make an individual police officer responsible for the community’s policing needs in a defined geographical area. Officers are encouraged to take ‘ownership’ of their area and employ proactive strategies to address the underlying causes of crime and community problems within their beat. Beat policing constitutes an important shift in the nature of operational policing. There has been much interest expressed in recent years in expanding this form of policing throughout Queensland. This report presents the findings of an evaluation conducted by Research and Prevention officers of the Crime and Misconduct Commission.

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.

2003-02-01T20:00:00+10:00 02.2003
Public perceptions of the Queensland Police Service - 2002 Survey (PDF, 235.9 kB)

This report presents findings of the 2002 Public Attitudes Survey relating to the QPS.

2002-11-01T11:00:00+10:00 11.2002
Annual Report 2001–02 (PDF, 2.9 MB)

Full PDF version of our annual report for 2001-02, incorporating the work of the former CJC and QCC.

2002-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2002
Forensics under the microscope: challenges in providing forensic science services in Queensland (PDF, 246.9 kB)

Investigation into official misconduct in the way a rape case was handled in Queensland in 1999, including the delivery and management of forensic science services.

2002-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2002
Making a difference: governance and accountability of Indigenous councils (PDF, 331.8 kB)

This paper draws attention to the high demands made of Indigenous councils, even though they have a limited capacity to meet those demands. It is therefore no surprise that many Indigenous councils have been found wanting in terms of accountability and other governance issues. This paper is primarily intended for those involved in working with Indigenous communities in relation to governance issues. It offers practical advice, rather than just pointing to the problems.

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
Making the response fit the complaint: alternative strategies for resolving complaints against police (Research and Issues Paper, No. 1) (PDF, 82.2 kB)

Paper discussing informal resolution, mediation and managerial resolution as alternative ways of dealing with complaints against police.

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.

2002-04-01T09:00:00+10:00 04.2002
Monitoring the ethical climate of organisations: a Queensland case study (Research & Issues Paper, No. 2) (PDF, 452.1 kB)

Paper describing a simple survey method developed by the CMC to monitor the ‘ethical climate’ of the QPS and to track changes over time.

2001-11-01T10:00:00+10:00 11.2001
Annual Report 2000–01 (QCC) (PDF, 540.4 kB)

The Queensland Crime Commission's annual report for 2000-01.

2001-11-01T10:00:00+10:00 11.2001
Annual Report 2000–01 (CJC) (PDF, 1.9 MB)

The Criminal Justice Commission's annual report for 2000-01.

2001-10-30T10:00:00+10:00 10.2001
Young people and criminality: the Sibling Study (PDF, 465.3 kB)

This paper is the first of a series of papers drawing upon the findings of the Sibling Study in order to explore adolescent criminality in Australia. The Sibling Study is an investigation, conducted over several years, of young people’s involvement in criminality and the criminal justice system.

2001-10-30T10:00:00+10:00 10.2001
The sibling study: research design and guiding principles (PDF, 278.2 kB)

This document describes the Sibling Study research project. The Sibling Study incorporates both qualitative and quantitative data and represents a unique body of information about young people’s trajectories through adolescence. The Sibling Study research design was developed to provide for detailed quantitative comparisons of the trajectories of serious offenders with the trajectories of non-offenders. These comparisons were always to be based upon data from a questionnaire which would ‘push the envelope’ in terms of both size and range.

2001-10-22T10:00:00+10:00 10.2001
Lightning strikes twice: preventing repeat home burglary — survey instruments (PDF, 746.2 kB)

Survey instruments, including introduction and executive summary, for Lightning strikes twice: preventing repeat home burglary.

2001-10-22T10:00:00+10:00 10.2001
Lightning strikes twice: preventing repeat home burglary (PDF, 380.9 kB)

This report shares the lessons learnt from a pilot project in Queensland which trialed strategies to reduce the risk of people being burgled again.

2001-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2001
E-policing: the impact of information technology on police practices (PDF, 1.3 MB)

This study analyses the impact of information technology on policing, using the Queensland Police Service as a case study. It examines the extent to which the implementation of information technology has modified the accountability structure and the occupational culture of policing and whether information technology has altered police practices at the street, supervisory and management levels. More generally, the research explores the potential and limits of technology as a tool for police reform.

2001-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2001
Funding justice: legal aid and public prosecutions in Queensland (PDF, 2.3 MB)

This report updates the CJC's 1995 report on the funding of legal aid and public prosecutions in Queensland. It focuses on the current financial situation and workload of Legal Aid Queensland (formerly the Legal Aid Commission) and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. It also draws conclusions about aspects of the wider criminal justice system that have an impact on the efficient and effective operation of these two agencies. The report concentrates on LAQ's and the ODPP's respective roles in criminal law matters. It does not consider the other substantial responsibilities in, for example, family law and civil law matters.

2001-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2001
Crime Bulletin No. 3: The ‘ecstacy’ market in Queensland (PDF, 48.1 kB)

The party drug ‘ecstasy’ is a growing problem for law enforcement agencies and the public health system in Queensland. This paper discusses the effects of the drug, the extent of the problem and market characteristics including demand and supply. Ecstasy, however, appears to have considerably fewer links with other crime markets than the amphetamine or heroin markets.

2001-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2001
The Shepherdson Inquiry: an investigation into electoral fraud (PDF, 5.2 MB)

Independent public inquiry into allegations of electoral fraud by members of the Queensland branch Australian Labor Party.

2001-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2001
Criminal Justice System Monitor 5 (PDF, 1.5 MB)

This series provides policy makers and people involved or interested in the Queensland criminal justice system with a concise overview of key developments in that system. Production of the Monitor each year is also intended to promote informed public debate about criminal justice issues in Queensland. Main subject areas are: Police and crime; The court system; Corrections; The cost of criminal justice; Funding of legal aid and prosecutions; Key events.

2001-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2001
Managing the impact of a CJC investigation: a guide for Queensland public sector managers and supervisors (PDF, 294.4 kB)

This booklet presents strategies to help public sector managers and supervisors to deal with the effects of a CJC investigation in their area, both during and after the investigation. Some of the information is also applicable to the conduct of internal investigations or police investigations.

2001-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2001
Integrity in the Queensland Police Service: QPS Reform Update, Vol. 1 (PDF, 1.2 MB)

This volume focuses on the broad area of integrity in the Queensland Police Service. It summaries key findings from CJC complaints data, research studies, inquiries and investigations; describes recent initiatives taken by the QPS to raise integrity (i.e. establishment of the Ethical Standards Command, enhanced support for internal witnesses, new training initiatives; new complaints-handling procedures); identifies areas that the CJC considers warrant attention by the QPS (i.e. tactical communications skills training, rostering practices, role of supervisors, reduction of drug-corruption risks, police use of tape recorders, police pursuits, police misuse of confidential information); and sets some benchmarks for future reports.

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