Alcohol & drugs
The individual, social and economic costs to the community from drug misuse (including alcohol use) and drug-related offending is high. In 2005 the costs of illicit drug use alone were estimated to cost the Australian community in excess of $1.8 billion annually. The following publications are designed to meet the needs of crime prevention professionals who are responsible for addressing drug and alcohol-related problems.
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- Does drug use cause crime? : understanding the drugs-crime link
- Australian approaches to drug-crime diversion
- Policing in and around licensed premises
- Best practice principles for delivery of random breath testing