Women-Only Police Stations Proposed To End Domestic Violence

QUT criminologist and head of QUT’s School of Justice Professor Kerry Carrington to present findings on women-only police stations.

“If we’re serious about ending violence against women, we must trial women-only police stations.”

That is the belief of Queensland University of Technology criminologist Professor Kerry Carrington, who is calling for at trial of women-only police stations in Australia to help end violence against women.

Professor Carrington is head of QUT’s School of Justice and investigated the key features and different models of women-only police stations in South America earlier this year and said once a woman gets through the doors, she is safe.

“Women experiencing violence have all the services they need in the one place at these police stations,” said Professor Carrington, who is presenting her findings at the National Policing Summit in Melbourne tomorrow, Wednesday, August 5.

Read more in CQ News.

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