Our Alumni are making a difference in the community
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice alumni work across a diverse range of fields that all make impactful change on the criminal justice system. Our alumni work within both government and non-government agencies to tackle crime and related issues at each stage.
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Criminology Outstanding Alumni Award 2016
Commissioner Katarina Carroll
Since graduating in 1996, Commissioner Katarina Carroll has dedicated her career to public safety, serving with the Queensland Police Service for over 30 years. in 2015, Katarina was appointed as Australia's first female commissioner of the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. From 2012 to 2014, Katarina was in charge of planning and the Operations Commander for the largest security operation in Australia's History - G20, leading 6,700 police officers and providing security for 26 world leaders.
Katarina is the recipient of a number of national and international awards including the Australian Police Medical in 2008, Premier's Award for Excellence in Leadership and the State winner of the Australian Business Woman of the year - government and Academia in 2015. She was also awarded the Leadership Award from the International Association of Women in Police in 2015.