Dale Jackson is a criminologist in private practice and the Director of Southern Cross Security, an Australian company with a mission statement of child protection. To provide parents with some greater peace of mind, Dale is directing his future into empowering children to counter the threat of abduction and sexual abuse. Dale has published PROTECTING KIDS Made Simple in an endeavour to provide parents with a reliable early intervention strategy to train children at home to stop the unthinkable from happening.
Motivated by the abduction and murder of Noosa schoolgirl Sian Kingi in 1987, Dale has conducted extensive research into sexual crimes involving children, including research in correctional centres and watchhouses with offenders incarcerated or detained for indecent dealing offences with children, as well as child sexual homicide.
Motivated by the abduction and murder of Sydney nurse Anita Cobby in 1986, Dale has studied violent crimes against women since 1990, and has published WHEN YOU WALK ALONE A Safety Handbook for Women and THE GLOVE BOX BOOK Car Safety for Women. He has been a regular personal safety and crime prevention writer for the RACQs Road Ahead magazine (Streetwise) since 1994.
Dale has developed and conducted Personal Safety Seminars and Car Safety Clinics for Women throughout Australia. He is frequently called upon as an inspirational seminar public speaker regarding all aspects of crime prevention and personal safety, in particular, child protection.
Dale Jackson served a distinguished career in the Australian Army as an Intelligence Analyst with the Australian Intelligence Corps, serving in various posts throughout Australia, Malaysia, and Hong Kong. He retired from the Army as a Warrant Officer Class One in 1991. His final military appointment was Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of the Defence Intelligence Training Centre, Canungra.
Dale Jackson holds a Masters of Criminology at Bond University, and a Diploma of Information Management and Analysis with the Australian Army. He is a Justice of the Peace (Qualified), and resides with his family on Queensland's Gold Coast.