Reports and Discussion papers

An environmental scan on alcohol and other drug issues facing law enforcement in Australia 2010

This is the second alcohol and other drug environmental scan undertaken for the law enforcement sector in Australia. The first (Nicholas and Shoobridge, 2005) was conducted under the auspices of the Commissioners' Drugs Committee of the Conference of Commissioners of Police of Australasia and the South Pacific Region. The current scan was funded by the National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund (NDLERF).

Policing substance abuse in Indigenous communities

This report outlines the results of a workshop that was held in Mildura, Victoria on 5 and 6 August 2008.

Hair drug testing – Hair drug analysis to identify cases of drug facilitated sexual assault

The project was a prospective cohort study comparing hair drug analysis with blood/urine drug analysis in people who allege sexual assault where there is a belief that drug facilitation of that assault may be present.

Policing responses to substance misuse in rural and remote indigenous communities

The report from a National Workshop held at the Crowne Plaza, Alice Springs, 29 - 30 August 2007

A compendium of alcohol and other drug-related resources for law enforcement in Australia

The compendium is intended to serve as an information resource for police and other law enforcement officers working in a variety of settings, student law enforcement officers, policy makers, researchers and others with an interest in this area.

Understanding and responding to alcohol-related social harms in Australia

Options for policing

A discussion paper prepared at the request of the Conference of Commissioners of Police of Australasia and the South West Pacific Region. Prepared by Roger Nicholas, Senior Research Officer National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund. March 2008.