- 17 types of modern slavery
- Hate crime up again but prosecutions down
- Why are offenders recalled to prison?
- Relentless: The impact of working with high-risk offenders
- Judging maturity when sentencing young adults
- Do digital alcohol interventions work?
- Massive rise in online dating-related crimes
- Transforming Rehabilitation inquiry launched
- Drug recovery wings undermined by poor resettlement support
- More prosecutions for violence against women and girls
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The Home Office has published new measures to help the victims of modern slavery alongside a typology of …
Although the number of recorded hate crime offences rose 29% on last year, the number of prosecutions actually …
Official figures show that 21,721 people were recalled to prison in the year Apr 2016 - Mar 2017 …
The role of the modern probation officer in the National Probation Service: the pressures and strains of working …
The sentencing process presents an opportunity to apply the wealth of expertise concerning the development of young adults to …
Cochrane Review finds that personalised digital advice from apps and other online resources do tend to help heavy …
Journalists reveal official data showing huge increases in number of sexual and violent offences relating to online dating …
The House of Commons Justice Committee launched an inquiry into how the government is doing in improving the …
Evaluation finds some excellent examples of drug recovery wings but the lack of support on release sabotaged the …
10th annual Crown Prosecution Service report shows an increase in the prosecution & conviction of VAWG offenders but …
Prison Inspectors provide graphic evidence of the terrible physical state of many local prisons in England.
New research and a best practice model for meeting the needs of women street sex workers on their …
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Service reviews & evaluations. Commissioning advice. PbR
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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 …
Diversity programme evaluation
Evaluation of Creative Pathways, a creative and digital industries-focused programme supported by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, aimed at increasing …