School of Social and Cultural Studies

Dr Trevor Bradley

School of Social and Cultural Studies

Phone: 04 463 5432
Location: Room 1101, Murphy Building, Kelburn Pde, Kelburn Campus

Dr Trevor Bradley

Teaching in 2015

CRIM 111 - Introduction to Criminology
Course Coordinator

CRIM 311 - Policing
Course Coordinator

CRIM 414 - Issues in Crime Prevention
Course Coordinator

Research Specialties

Crime Prevention, crime reduction and community safety; plural policing and private security/private policing; youth justice; and politics of crime and 'law and order'.


Trevor Bradley joined the Institute as a staff member in 2002.

Trevor was contracted by the Institute of Criminology at Victoria University to develop the Victoria Police Education Programme (VPEP). In addition, he co-wrote the course materials for the programme in 2000/2001. Trevor was a VPEP course coordinator from 2001 to 2003, and continues to provide support and oversight.

Selected Publications

Bradley, T. (2013) ‘Community Violence in Aotearoa New Zealand’, in Taylor, A. and Connolly, M. (Eds.) Understanding Violence: Context and Practice in the Human Sciences, Canterbury: Canterbury University Press.

Bradley T, Measuring community and stranger-related violence in Aotearoa New Zealand, Te Awatea Review, The Journal of Te Awatea Violence Research Centre, Canterbury University, 2011.

Bradley T, Rowe M A, Sedgwick C P, 'Not in my backyard? Crime in the neighbourhood', Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 50 (1), 2011, pp. 34-51.

Bradley T, 'Exploring the interface of public and private 'policing': select finding from a New Zealand security industry survey', Security Today, February/March, 2010, pp. 38-40.

Bradley, T and Sedgwick, C, 'Policing beyond the police: A 'first cut' Study of Private Security in New Zealand', Policing and Society, 19 (4) December, 2009, pp. 468-492.

Bradley, T (with Tauri, J and Walters, R) 'Demythologising Youth Justice in Aotearoa/New Zealand', in Muncie, J & Goldson, B (eds.) Comparative Youth Justice, London: Sage, 2006.

Bradley, T and Walters, R. (2011) ' Introduction to Criminological Thought ' (2nd Ed), Pearson: Auckland.

Bradley, T and Walters, R, 'The managerialisation of crime prevention and community safety: The New Zealand Experience' in Hughes, G, McLaughlin, E and Muncie, J (eds) Crime Prevention and Community Safety: New Directions. Sage, 2002, pp. 240-259.

Bradley, Trevor, 'Social Exclusion' in The Sage Dictionary of Criminology (2nd Edition): Sage, 2006, pp. 400-402’.