Criminologist and award-winning lecturer
I’m committed to evidence-based decision-making for emergency first responders and focused on using administrative data to make prevention-focused policy and practice decisions.Dr Joe Clare
Dr Joe Clare is a researcher and teacher at UWA’s Law School. His applied research for universities and governments in Australia and Canada has been underpinned by his interest and expertise in quantitative research and its potential to contribute to public policy and practice in a criminal justice/emergency first responder context. All of Dr Clare’s projects are aimed at preventing problems using existing resources as effectively as possible.
His research interests include:
- policing research, focusing on the use of body-worn cameras in an operational context and the use of diversionary options in Western Australia
- offender decision-making and crime prevention, looking into elder abuse prevention, exploring links between offender movement patterns and expertise, and analysis of stolen goods trends
- academic misconduct, with a focus on the prevention of contract cheating in universities
- Research consultancy from the Town of Port Hedland to undertake a review of their community safety and crime prevention plan, 2018
- Funding from the Canadian Government to undertake analysis of National Fire Information Database research into at risk populations, 2017
- Australian Research Council Discovery Grant funds to examine how criminals decide where and when to offend, 2011
Helped increase working smoke alarm coverage in residential buildings in British Columbia, Canada
Contributed to Victoria’s inaugural sentencing guideline judgement and the repeal of Baseline Sentencing
Contribution to best-practice decision-making around police use of body-worn cameras in WA
This project focuses on the use of body-worn cameras in an operational context and the use of diversionary options in Western Australia.
Offender decision-making and crime prevention
Offender decision-making and crime prevention is focused on elder abuse prevention, exploring links between offender movement patterns and expertise, and analysis of stolen goods trends.
This research is being conducted with a focus on the prevention of contract cheating in universities.
I enjoy students’ enthusiasm for topics I find interesting and seeing them developing the capacity to critically review the world.Dr Joe Clare
Dr Clare is co-supervising an investigation of why students do not engage in contract cheating in universities.
He welcomes expressions of interest from prospective postgraduate students interested in criminology and crime prevention.
To discuss further, contact Dr Clare via the details below.
Contact Dr Joe Clare
Get in touch+61 8 6488 7956
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