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Research programs

Undertaking research is the core function of the Australian Institute of Criminology. Research Services conducts research on a range of crime and justice issues to provide timely, policy-relevant research to the Australian Government and other key stakeholders.


  • National monitoring programs
    The monitoring programs cover homicide, armed robbery, drug use, deaths in custody, police custody, fraud against the Commonwealth and human trafficking and slavery.
  • Crime and justice projects
    Recent crime and justice projects include violent crime, drugs, transnational and organised crime, economic and high tech crime, the criminal justice system, and capacity building.