Master of Arts
Miria Bastock has been working in the criminal justice and policing sector for 10 years and was one of the first graduates from the Master of Arts (Criminology and Criminal Justice) at Griffith University. She was named the Griffith’s Arts, Education and Law 2012 Alumnus of the year.
For years, Miria has contributed to the formation and review of policy and procedures shaping policing operations in Queensland.
She has worked in the Office of the Commissioner of Police for more than nine years providing the Commissioner and Queensland Police Service senior management with high-quality, well-researched strategic policy advice on ongoing and emerging issues impacting or likely to impact on the Queensland Police Service.
Miria has been a representative on a number of Queensland Government and Queensland Police Service initiatives including the Justice Strategy, Community Safety Planning and Harm Reduction Targets in Indigenous Communities, the Mental Health Intervention Program, the Suicide Prevention Project and the Volunteers in Policing Program, developing training and other initiatives for implementation of these programs across the Queensland Police Service.