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Dr Toby Miles-Johnson

Faculty of Law,
School of Justice

Personal

Name
Dr Toby Miles-Johnson
Position(s)
Lecturer
Faculty of Law,
School of Justice
Discipline *
Criminology, Law
Phone
+61 7 3138 7127
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
LinkedIn
Qualifications

PhD (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships
and associations
Keywords

Police, Policing, Police Training, Police Engagement, Minority Groups, Diversity

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Toby received his Doctorate of Philosophy – Criminology from The University of Queensland . Toby graduated from Griffith University, Australia, with a First class honours degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. His majors were international relations, and criminological research. Toby was awarded the Griffith University Medal and the Criminology and Criminal Justice Medal as the highest academic achieving student. Toby has also been awarded the Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC) Award for academic excellence, four Griffith University Academic Excellence Awards and a Golden Key International Honour Society Award for academic excellence.

In 2015 Toby became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in the United Kingdom.

Toby has worked at The University of Southampton – UK and The University of Queensland (UQ) – Brisbane.

This information has been contributed by Dr Toby Miles-Johnson.

Teaching

JSB158: Policing Diversity

The issue of policing diversity is salient because of the nature of police work and the type of community engagement it entails. This unit will focus on a range of issues facing police and policing in relation to the growing diversity of Australia’s population. A significant component of this unit will be a focus on the specific issues regarding the relationship between police and diverse communities such as those identified by race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender-identity difference, disability and homelessness. Police awareness training and identifying strategies to prevent misconduct and maintain awareness of bias towards diverse people will also be a focus within the unit.

This information has been contributed by Dr Toby Miles-Johnson.

Experience

Toby’s research and work has been cited and discussed within the 2017 US report: An Evidence-Assessment of the Recommendations of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, in association with the International Association of Chiefs of Police; George Mason University; and The Laura and John Arnold Foundation. The Final Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing is one of the most significant documents for law enforcement in modern history. The Task Force was charged by President Obama in 2014 to “examine ways of fostering strong, collaborative relationships between local law enforcement and the communities they protect and to make recommendations to the President on the ways policing practices can promote effective crime reduction while building public trust”. The Task Force presented 156 recommendations and action items to law enforcement agencies and the federal government with the goal of strengthening democratic policing in a complex and diverse society. Toby’s work and research has contributed to key areas on ‘Police Training’ and ‘Policing Diverse Communities’ within this report. For an academic outside of the US this is a significant achievement.

This information has been contributed by Dr Toby Miles-Johnson.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2017
Details
Staff Achievement Award
Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2016
Details
Senior Fellow
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
Doctor of Philosophy
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
The Deans Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2009
Details
First Class Honours
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2009
Details
The University Medal
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2008
Details
The Crime and Misconduct Commission Award
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2008
Details
The Criminology and Criminal Justice Medal
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2008
Details
Academic Excellence Award
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2007
Details
The Golden Key International Honour Society Academic Achievement Award

Supervision