1. Evidence-Based Policing at UQ

The Criminology program in the School of Social Science is a world leader in promoting evidence-based policing. Evidence-Based Policing (EBP) is a paradigm for police (and the business of policing) to make policy, strategic and tactical decisions that are based on sound, scientific evidence. UQ researchers work closely with police agencies in Australia, New Zealand and throughout the world to implement new policies and practices, and conduct evaluation research in order to improve the effectiveness (and efficiency) of policing.

Researchers at UQ are involved in a wide variety of activities to promote evidence-based policies and practices, including