Trevor Bradley

Senior Lecturer School of Social and Cultural Studies


Teaching in 2017

  • CRIM 311 Policing
    as Course Coordinator and Lecturer
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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.

Selected publications

Bradley, T. Governing private security in New Zealand, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology,(2014). pp. 1-21.

Bradley, T. Raising the bar: Professionalism and service delivery standards within NewZealand’s contract private security industry, Security Journal, (2014), pp. 1-18.

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’.