My program of research in policing and Security is dedicated to building scientific, evidence based policies and practices.
We Provide research evidence to build community resilience, reduce crime and disorder problems (including alcohol-related violence and illicit drug problems), improve police legitimacy and enhance our local, state and national approaches for building a more safe and secure Australia.
Chief Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (CEPS)
Lorraine Mazerolle is an Affiliate Professor in the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) at the University of Queensland and an Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellow. She is also the Foundation Director and a Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (CEPS), a Chief Investigator in the Drug Policy Modeling Program, and the ISSR “Policing and Security” Program Director.
Professor Mazerolle leads a team of highly talented research scholars with expertise in experimental criminology, urban criminological theories, survey methods, advanced multi-level statistics and spatial statistics.
She is the recipient of numerous US and Australian national competitive research grants on topics such as community regulation, problem-oriented policing, police technologies, civil remedies, street-level drug enforcement and policing public housing sites.
Professor Mazerolle is a Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology, immediate past President of the Academy, foundation Vice President of the American Society of Criminology Division of Experimental Criminology and author of scholarly books and articles on policing, drug law enforcement, third party policing, regulatory crime control, displacement of crime, and crime prevention.
- Experimental Criminology
- Policing, especially Third Party Policing, Problem-Oriented Policing
- Crime Control/Crime Prevention
- Crime Analysis/Environmental Criminology
- Community Regulation/Community Capacity Building
- Ecology of Crime and Urban Criminological Theories
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- Affiliate Professor (ISSR)
- Chief Investigator, the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (CEPS)
- BA, Flinders University of South Australia, Sociology (awarded December, 1984)
- BA (Hons), Flinders University of South Australia, Sociology (awarded December, 1987)
- MA, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey (United States), Criminal Justice (awarded December, 1991)
- PhD, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey (United States), Criminal Justice (awarded October, 1993)