Mr Garner Clancey

BA (Macquarie) MCrim (Sydney)
Lecturer

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 0473
Fax +61 2 9351 0200

Biographical details

Garner has studied psychology (Bachelor of Arts), criminology (Masters), urban planning (two non-award units) and recently commenced a PhD focusing on crime prevention. Garner was appointed as a Lecturer at the Sydney Institute of Criminology (University of Sydney) in January 2012. Previously, Garner worked in the criminal justice system (NSW Department of Juvenile Justice and the NSW Police Force) for 10 years and was a crime prevention consultant for the last 10 years. During this time he developed crime prevention plans for local councils; devised a resource manual for public space CCTV; delivered training to security guards, police and others in various Australian jurisdictions and evaluated various crime prevention programs. Garner has taught (and continues to teach) criminology and crime prevention courses for in excess of 11 years at various universities, including the University of Sydney and the University of NSW.

Community Activities

Garner has been on various boards and committees with a focus on juvenile justice and crime prevention, including the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre, the NSW Young Offenders Advisory Committee and the NSW Juvenile Justice Advisory Council. Garner is currently the Vice President of the Australian Crime Prevention Council and a Deputy Director of the Sydney Institute of Criminology. Garner is also an Associate Member of the Applied Criminology Centre, Huddersfield University.

Garner regularly delivers presentations to community groups and undertakes applied criminological work. Recent presentations and activities have included/include:

  • Presentation on CCTV to Albury City Council staff on 21 February 2013
  • Facilitated Youth Diversion Forum for Albury City Council on 21 February 2013
  • Presentation on crime prevention through environmental design to Albury City Council forum on 20 February 2013
  • Jointly organised the Right to Silence seminar on 11 February 2013 with the NSW Bar Association
  • Hosted the Local Government Community Safety and Crime Prevention Network on 11 February 2013
  • Presentation on CCTV to Redland City Councillors and Mayor on 8 February 2013
  • Participated in the Australian Institute of Criminology’s round table discussion on the CP ASSIST program on 17 October 2012
  • In conversation with Associate Professor Stephen Robertson at the breakfast meeting of the NSW Chapter of ASIS on 29 May 2012
  • A member of the judging panel of Strathfield Council’s Youth Film Festival – ‘Keep it Safe’
  • Evidence provided to the Victorian Inquiry into Locally Based Approaches to Community Safety and Crime Prevention has been included in the final report tabled in Parliament on 5 June 2012
  • Panel member - Sydney University Law Society discussion on Indigenous incarceration rates in Australia, 19 April 2012
  • Realities and Perceptions of Crime presentation, Gordon Neighbourhood Watch, 27 February 2012
  • Crime and the Law Study Day presentation for HSC Students, 6 March 2012
  • Facilitated numerous workshops, conferences and seminars, including the Comparative CPTED Conference held at Sydney University on 24 January 2012 (presentations available online)
  • Facilitating the Blue Mountains Community Drug Action Team planning day
  • Delivering training to Staying Home, Leaving Violence Workers.

Some of the resources used in these presentations can be found at: http://garnerclancey.com

Research interests

  • Crime prevention
  • Place-based analysis and prevention of crime
  • Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)
  • Securitisation
  • Youth crime
  • Juvenile Justice

Teaching and supervision

  • Environmental Criminology: Space and Place
  • Criminal Justice Internship

Selected grants

2010

  • The Surveillance and Everyday Life Research Group; Marks P, O'Malley P, Martin G, Robertson S, Cleland K, Epstein C, Clancey G, Race K, Scott Bray R; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Bargen, J., Clancey, G., Chan, J. (2005). Development of the Young Offenders Act. In Janet B L Chan (Eds.), Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offendeers Act 1997, (pp. 17-24). Sydney: Institute of Criminology, University of Sydney.
  • Clancey, G., Doran, S., Maloney, E. (2005). The Operation of Warnings, Cautions and Youth Justice Conferences. In Janet B L Chan (Eds.), Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offendeers Act 1997, (pp. 47-72). Sydney: Institute of Criminology, University of Sydney.

Journals

  • Clancey, G., Fisher, D., Rutherford, A. (2014). An exploratory study of crime risks and the planning process. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 16(1), 1-19. [More Information]
  • Shepherdson, P., Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2014). Community Safety and Crime Prevention Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 3(1), 107-120. [More Information]
  • Shepherdson, P., Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2014). Partnerships and NSW Local Government Community Safety Officers. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 16(2), 71-86. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Lulham, R. (2014). Property crime decline. Inner Sydney Voice, Autumn, 6-8.
  • Lee, M., Clancey, G., Fisher, D. (2014). Risky Reports: Crime Risk Assessments and Spatial Governance. Critical Criminology, 22(2), 257-272. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Lulham, R. (2014). The New South Wales Property Crime Decline. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 25(3), 839-851.
  • Monchuk, L., Clancey, G. (2013). A Comparative Analysis of Crime Risk Assessments and Their Application in Greater Manchester and New South Wales. Built Environment, 39(1), 74-91.
  • Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2012). 'We're not Batman' - Roles and expectations of local government community safety officers in New South Wales. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(4), 235-257. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Lee, M., Fisher, D. (2012). Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) and the New South Wales Crime Risk Assessment Guidelines: A Critical Review. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G. (2011). Are we still 'Flying Blind?' Crime Data and Local Crime Prevention in New South Wales. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 22(3), 491-500.
  • Clancey, G. (2011). Book Review: Crime Prevention by Karen Evans. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 44(3), 446-449.
  • Clancey, G. (2011). Crime Risk Assessments in New South Wales. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 17(1), 55-67. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Fisher, D., Lee, M. (2011). Do Crime Risk Assessment Reports Measure Crime Risks? Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(2), 235-254.

Edited Journals

  • Monchuk, L., Clancey, G. (2013). Safer Communities: Designing out Crime - Voices from the Fields. Safer Communities, 12(4).

Conferences

  • Lee, M., Clancey, G. (2013). No risk reports - an analysis of crime risk assessment reports in New South Wales (Australia). 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR) 2013, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press.
  • Clancey, G. (2011). Made to Order: A Preliminary Review of Crime Risk Assessments in New South Wales, Australia. Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010 ANZCCC, Sydney: Sydney Institute of Criminology.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Clancey, G. (2010). Biting the Hand that Feeds You. International CPTED Association Newsletter, Volume 9(2), page 9.
  • Clancey, G. (2009). Bringing down the House - Razing Public Housing in Australia. International CPTED Association, Volume 8(2), pages 3,8.
  • Clancey, G. (2006). Causes of Youth Crime. YAPRap, Volume 16(1).
  • Clancey, G. (2005). How did we get there? Reflecting on the growth in exclusionary practices. YAPRap, Volume 15(9).
  • Clancey, G. (2005). Youth Crime in NSW - the real picture. YAPRap, Volume 15(11).

2014

  • Clancey, G., Fisher, D., Rutherford, A. (2014). An exploratory study of crime risks and the planning process. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 16(1), 1-19. [More Information]
  • Shepherdson, P., Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2014). Community Safety and Crime Prevention Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 3(1), 107-120. [More Information]
  • Shepherdson, P., Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2014). Partnerships and NSW Local Government Community Safety Officers. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 16(2), 71-86. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Lulham, R. (2014). Property crime decline. Inner Sydney Voice, Autumn, 6-8.
  • Lee, M., Clancey, G., Fisher, D. (2014). Risky Reports: Crime Risk Assessments and Spatial Governance. Critical Criminology, 22(2), 257-272. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Lulham, R. (2014). The New South Wales Property Crime Decline. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 25(3), 839-851.

2013

  • Monchuk, L., Clancey, G. (2013). A Comparative Analysis of Crime Risk Assessments and Their Application in Greater Manchester and New South Wales. Built Environment, 39(1), 74-91.
  • Lee, M., Clancey, G. (2013). No risk reports - an analysis of crime risk assessment reports in New South Wales (Australia). 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR) 2013, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press.
  • Monchuk, L., Clancey, G. (2013). Safer Communities: Designing out Crime - Voices from the Fields. Safer Communities, 12(4).

2012

  • Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2012). 'We're not Batman' - Roles and expectations of local government community safety officers in New South Wales. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(4), 235-257. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Lee, M., Fisher, D. (2012). Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) and the New South Wales Crime Risk Assessment Guidelines: A Critical Review. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(1), 1-15. [More Information]

2011

  • Clancey, G. (2011). Are we still 'Flying Blind?' Crime Data and Local Crime Prevention in New South Wales. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 22(3), 491-500.
  • Clancey, G. (2011). Book Review: Crime Prevention by Karen Evans. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 44(3), 446-449.
  • Clancey, G. (2011). Crime Risk Assessments in New South Wales. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 17(1), 55-67. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Fisher, D., Lee, M. (2011). Do Crime Risk Assessment Reports Measure Crime Risks? Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(2), 235-254.
  • Clancey, G. (2011). Made to Order: A Preliminary Review of Crime Risk Assessments in New South Wales, Australia. Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010 ANZCCC, Sydney: Sydney Institute of Criminology.

2010

  • Clancey, G. (2010). Biting the Hand that Feeds You. International CPTED Association Newsletter, Volume 9(2), page 9.

2009

  • Clancey, G. (2009). Bringing down the House - Razing Public Housing in Australia. International CPTED Association, Volume 8(2), pages 3,8.

2006

  • Clancey, G. (2006). Causes of Youth Crime. YAPRap, Volume 16(1).

2005

  • Bargen, J., Clancey, G., Chan, J. (2005). Development of the Young Offenders Act. In Janet B L Chan (Eds.), Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offendeers Act 1997, (pp. 17-24). Sydney: Institute of Criminology, University of Sydney.
  • Clancey, G. (2005). How did we get there? Reflecting on the growth in exclusionary practices. YAPRap, Volume 15(9).
  • Clancey, G., Doran, S., Maloney, E. (2005). The Operation of Warnings, Cautions and Youth Justice Conferences. In Janet B L Chan (Eds.), Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offendeers Act 1997, (pp. 47-72). Sydney: Institute of Criminology, University of Sydney.
  • Clancey, G. (2005). Youth Crime in NSW - the real picture. YAPRap, Volume 15(11).

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