Dr Alyce McGovern is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. She has researched widely on police-media relations, leading to the publication of her work in a number of well-respected journals, including Policing and Society and the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. She recently published her monograph Policing and Media: Public Relations, Simulations and Communications (with Dr Murray Lee) through Routledge. Alyce’s current research projects are focused on proactive police public relations activities, sexting, craftivism, and criminology education. Alyce was awarded a Criminology Research Council Grant (2012/2013) with colleagues at the University New South Wales, University of Sydney and the University of Western Sydney to explore experiences and perceptions of ‘sexting’ amongst young people.