Asquith, Nicole L.

University of Tasmania


Nicole L. Asquith is the Professor of Policing and Emergency Management, and Director of the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies at the University of Tasmania. Nicole has worked with and for policing organisations for over 20 years, primarily in relation to the preparedness of police for managing complex interpersonal violence. She has published widely on vulnerability and policing, hate crimes, family and domestic violence, elder abuse, and honour-based violence, including Policing Practices and Vulnerable People (2021), Crime and Criminology (6e, 2017), Policing Encounters with Vulnerability (2017), Policing Vulnerability (2012), and Critical Policing Studies (2022, forthcoming).