Professor Lorraine Mazerolle is a Research Professor in the Institute for Social Science Research at the University of Queensland and the Foundation Director of the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (CEPS). She received her Ph.D. from Rutgers University, New Jersey in 1993 and spent an additional seven years as an academic in the USA (at Northeastern University and the University of Cincinnati). She is the recipient of numerous US and Australian national competitive research grants on topics such as problem-oriented policing, police technologies (e.g crime mapping, gunshot detection systems, 3-1-1 call systems), community crime control, civil remedies, street-level drug enforcement and policing public housing sites. In 2003, Professor Mazerolle was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminologists and now serves as the Vice President of the Academy. She also serves on the Board of Studies for the Australian Institute for Police Management, on the Capital Cities Lord Mayors Drug Advisory Board and as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Experimental Criminology. Professor Mazerolle is the lead author (with Janet Ransley) of Third Party Policing (Cambridge University Press), sole author of Policing Places with Drug Problems (Sage Publications) and a co-editor, with Jan Roehl, of Civil Remedies and Crime Prevention (Criminal Justice Press). She has written many scholarly articles on policing, drug law enforcement, displacement of crime, and crime prevention.