The School of Justice in the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology would like to welcome Inspector Christopher Emzin, who joins the School as the first Visiting Police Associate in the university.
Inspector Christopher Emzin has been a member of the Queensland Police Service for over 30 years. During this time he has performed various roles including general duties, criminal investigations, prosecutions, legal & policy development, internal investigations, district policing and specialist services policing namely State Water Police Coordinator. Inspector Emzin has routinely performed higher level duties as Acting Superintendent in a variety of roles namely: Prosecution Services, Flood Crisis Review Group, Counter Terrorism Strategic Policy Branch, Regional Crime Coordinator for South East Region, Gold Coast District Officer and Internal Investigations Branch.
Inspector Emzin is currently an Inspector with Prosecution Coordination Unit which is responsible for the management of over 270 prosecutors located at 30 police prosecutions corps throughout Queensland.
Inspector Emzin holds a Bachelor of Laws (QUT) and Master of Laws (Griffith Uni) and is admitted as a Barrister-at-Law. As a senior Indigenous member of the QPS, Inspector Emzin is currently a member of a working group to establish an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support Network Committee within the Queensland Police Service.
Inspector Emzin’s role at QUT will provide staff with enhanced opportunities to liaise with the QPS for police-related research, whilst also offering students real-world insight and knowledge about policing practices and issues.