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Contemporary issues in Policing and Security

Special issue call for papers from Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice

Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice

Special Issue call for papers: Contemporary issues in Policing and Security

Guest Editor: Dr Amanda Davies, Rabdan Academy (UAE) and Charles Sturt University:


This special issue of Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice will include papers from the forthcoming International Policing and Security Conference (7-8 November 2018, Sydney, Australia). The special issue will focus on issues surrounding education initiatives to address the demands of the ever-evolving policing and security global landscape, beginning a critical debate which is currently not widely published in this important area. We welcome submissions to this special issue.

Topics covered include (but are not limited to):

• Technology, cybercrime and intelligence challenges

• Private sector/Policing

• Counter terrorism and security challenges

• International education trends for law enforcement and security

 • Investigative practice, cold case inquiry and serious/serial crime investigation

• Resilience, wellbeing and reshaping of the law enforcement workplace

• Youth crime, gangs and inner city violence

Deadline of submission, procedures and authors’ guidelines:

Deadline of submission: 31 January 2019 The publication date of this special issue is June 2019 Conference papers will be considered for publication in this special issue. To submit your research, please visit:

Submission Procedure: Submissions to this journal are through the ScholarOne submission system at:

Please ensure you select this special issue from the relevant drop down menu on page four of the submission process.