Provides an overview of current research by the author and related Australian scholars on the problem of vigilantism as a question of media representation, as opposed to a substantive crime prevention trend. Implications of this research discussed for a professional security audience.
Field of Research
160201 Causes and Prevention of Crime 160205 Police Administration, Procedures and Practice 160206 Private Policing and Security Services
Socio Economic Objective
940402 Crime Prevention
HERDC Research category
C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal