Department of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism

About PICT

Welcome to the Department of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (PICT) at Macquarie University, Australia.

The Department has been operating since 2005 to promote research, deliver post graduate programs, and provide professional education and consultancy services.

PICT's Academic and Professional Education Programs combine theory and knowledge with strategic policing, intelligence, counter terrorism and security. Specific areas of expertise evolving within the Department include:

  • Strategic Policing
  • South-East Asia Geo-Political Trends
  • Cyber crime and Cyber terrorism
  • Organised Crime
  • Terrorism and Insurgency
  • Counter Terrorism
  • Intelligence

Objectives

The Department of Policing, Intelligence & Counter Terrorism aims to:

  1. Provide innovative and quality assured educational programs in policing, intelligence, counter terrorism and security.
  2. Enhance PICT's research profile through funded projects, Higher Degree Research, enrolments and publications.
  3. Build and maintain collaborative relationships that enhance knowledge and expertise about policing, intelligence, counter terrorism and security both nationally and internationally.