ASIS Victoria Speaker Judge Hyman Gives Evidence to Royal Commission
Members will remember a May 2015 ASIS Victoria breakfast presentation on court security by Judge Eugene Hyman at Nab, Docklands. Amongst other things Judge Hyman is an expert on strategies associated with managing domestic violence across the criminal justice system. He actually founded the first domestic violence courts in the USA.Read more
What is “Reasonably Practicable” in Workplace Safety?
Safe work Australia has published a guide to assist employers and other key stakeholders understand the term “reasonably practicable” in workplace health and safety.Read more
New Intoxication Guidelines From Liquor Regulator
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation has issued updated guidelines (June 2015) to determine if a person is in a state of intoxication for the purposes of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (Vic).Read more
Methamphetamine (Speed and Ice): What You Should Know
Methamphetamine is a stimulant, one of the amphetamine group of drugs manufactured from readily available chemicals. Stimulants speed up the function of the brain and nervous system.Read more
Prepare for Certification in Anaheim
On the weekend before the ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Anaheim, California certification reviews will be held for the CPP, PSP and PCI examinations. Now is the time to move toward certification if that is your intention.Read more
Global incident map
For those interested in global incident activity and trends such as terrorism and other suspicious events, an online perspective is provided using map and satellite views. The incident data is free on a time-delayed 24-48 hour loop or through subscription provides current information.Read more
DNA – Can it be absolute?
Katie Worth of US Frontline media provides an outstanding report on DNA and that it is not always as conclusive as one thinks. Issues relating to the chain of custody are often probed including degrading of samples, mixed or contaminated samples and the like.Read more
Facial Recognition – How does it work?
Facial Recognition is a technology that has been over promoted for many years. Much of the attention has come from Hollywood where it has magically solved all manner of crimes on television and in the movies.Read more
Two day workshop by Steve Van Aperen
ASIS Victoria Australia Chapter is pleased to recommend a two-day workshop conducted by Steve Van Aperen on detecting deception and reading body language during interviews. The workshop will be conducted on 5 and 6 August at the RACV Club, Melbourne.Read more
Terrorism Alerts - Update
The National Terrorism Public Alert System is a range of four levels that communicate an assessed risk of terrorist threat to Australia. Security leaders should be aware of guidance material that outlines minimum security considerations where there are changes within the four levels.Read more