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Dr Vicki Sentas

UNSW Law & Justice


Dr Vicki Sentas’ 2017 report, Policing Young People in NSW: A Study of the Suspect Targeting Management Plan, sparked the Law Enforcement Conduct Committee’s STMP review in 2018.


Dr Sentas contributed further to the LECC’s Operation Tepito in 2022 and 2023; and has delivered a separate report and government submission on NSW Police Force strip search practices in 2019 and 2020, respectively.   


Related UNSW news articles feat. Dr Sentas

2020 Strip searches, STMPs: more evidence of excessive police power

2019 UNSW report reveals extraordinary increase in police strip searches

2017 Secret NSW Police policy ‘harmful to young people'


Dr Vicki Sentas researches the processes of criminalisation and racialisation in law and policing, and is a senior lecturer in criminal law, criminology and policing at UNSW Law & Justice.

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