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Zero tolerance policing



The term zero tolerance is interpreted differently and used widely within the public arena. Grabosky outlines how the terminology was coined and implemented in the United States before examining its Australian historical context. He discusses the complexities associated with adopting zero policing as well as the wider perspectives of its use.


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Grabosky P. 1998. Zero tolerance policing. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 102. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi102