- Chief Probation Inspector draws line in the sand
- Big drop in diversion from the justice system
- Results of new drug-drive testing legislation
- Most women in prison victims of domestic abuse
- Wellbeing in Prison Design
- 10 things I learnt about offender equalities
- Drugs and the darknet threaten health and security
- 60% child arrests in London are BAME
- The feasibility of drug consumption rooms
- The latest on racial disparity in justice
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Dame Glenys Stacey's first annual report as Chief Probation Inspector concludes that the new probation system is just …
Rob Allen's new report for Transform Justice finds it mystifying that we are prosecuting more people for minor …
Over half roadside saliva tests found that drivers were over the limit, mainly for cannabis, but also for …
Many women in prison have been victims of much more serious offences than the ones they are accused of. …
Roland Karthaus says consultation with prisoners & staff is key to design a prison which promotes wellbeing and …
The MoJ has published a compendium of all the data it collects regarding nine protected characteristics including age, …
EMCDDA/EUROPOL report identifies growing use of darknet for drug dealing and calls for international co-operation to prevent continued …
The number of child arrests continues to fall, but the proportion of BAME children arrested is increasing. Lammy …
volteface investigates the feasibility of drug consumption rooms, following up on the plans in Glasgow and Dublin in …
Ministry of Justice annual stats on race in the justice system reveals entrenched racial disparity throughout the system.
Innovative VR approach gets Dutch domestic abuse perpetrators to realise the impact of their behaviour on their children.
Prison Reform Trust active citizen forums enable prisoners to come up with solutions to the problems which bother …
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The Three Principles
Russell is developing a strategic approach to communication for a new model of intervention building on prisoners’ resilience …
Russell is mapping organisations coaching for social and/or criminal justice across the world before reviewing the existing evidence …
Russell is undertaking a due diligence project for the Forward Trust to explore whether an organisation wishing to …
Innovation in drugs and crime
Russell is investigating the potential for innovation in the substance misuse and criminal justice sectors. This short study …
Study of prescribing in prison
Russell is undertaking a research study into opioid substitute prescribing in prison. The study includes an online survey …
Sobriety Bracelets Cost Benefit Analysis
Russell is leading a team from RedQuadrant to undertake a cost benefit analysis of the Alcohol Abstinence Monitoring …