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Civilian oversight of police in Australia

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

The results of a survey of oversight bodies responsible for police conduct in Australia are presented in this paper. The authors highlight various options for police accountability, address issues arising from the development of external oversight and consider how these civilian bodies should function.

Cite article

Lewis C & Prenzler T. 1999. Civilian oversight of police in Australia. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 141. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi141