Travellingcriminologist blog on Bali! Where I stayed, What I did, How to Keep Safe and Travel Recommendations.
Boronia Heights College Vandalism
Hello! A slightly more emotional post from me this week. My old school, Boronia Heights, has been quite badly vandalised since closing at the end of the school year on 2014. I'd like to talk about how and why this happened, although as I have a personal investment in this, it's likely to sound more... Continue Reading →
‘Gee Officer Krupke’ and Juvenile Delinquency
I was in the car yesterday, and 'Gee Officer Krupke' from West Side Story started playing on my car stereo. It’s a brilliant song about Juvenile Delinquency - sums up the whole theory around what causes JD in a very tidy time of approximately 4 minutes. At the start of the song, Action, the leader of the... Continue Reading →
The Travelling Criminologist travels to….Frankston!
This week the travelling criminologist travelled to….Frankston. Only 35 minutes on the freeway from my house, and is located near the beach. I discovered a brilliant example of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) techniques used by department store Target. While at Frankston shopping centre, which recently went under a rebuild, I trotted past Target... Continue Reading →
Welcome! First Blog Post on the Travelling Criminologist
Hello! And welcome to the blog! I'm Emma, a qualified criminologist from Melbourne, Australia. I've called this blog the Travelling Criminologist as have the degree, and I like to travel. Clever huh? ;). I'm starting this blog to explain what criminology is, and make it more easy to understand and to get it talked about more!... Continue Reading →
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