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Drug use amongst police detainees: some comparative data

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

The Drug Use Monitoring in Australia project monitors the use of illicit drugs amongst people who break the law. This paper examines the rates of detainees testing positive in various international and Australian sites for 1999. It shows that some Australian sites have among the highest rates of opiate use amongst detainees in the five countries in which similar research is being undertaken.

References

Drug Use Monitoring in Australia

Cite article

Makkai T. 2001. Drug use amongst police detainees: some comparative data. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 191. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi191