- Does payment by results improve recovery outcomes?
- Modern Slavery prevalent across the UK
- Gun holster automatically triggers police cameras
- Child arrests keep falling
- Imran’s story: My full circle
- Farmer Review: Prisoner’s family relationships “golden thread”
- Pushing on with prison reform
- 10 things from the last ever NOMS digest
- Peterborough Prison PbR scheme cuts reoffending by 9%
- Drug related deaths hit new high
The blog will keep you updated with all the latest developments in drugs, crime & PbR.
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Belated publication of PbR drug & alcohol recovery pilots outcomes show mixed performance with fewer successful treatment completions …
New campaign by the National Crime Agency recognises that modern slavery happens in every city in the UK.
A new gun holster from the manufacturers of Taser automatically triggers police cameras when it is drawn.
The Howard League's six year campaign to cut the number of children arrested has been an outstanding success.
In this episode of turnaround, Imran Shabbir talks about how he turned his life around after prison sentences, …
The Farmer Review is a rigorous examination of the importance of prisoners' relationships with their families with a …
Rachel O'Brien says the New Futures Network will drive prison reform on the ground and argues that reform …
The digest is a compendium of fascinating facts on prison & probation life: temporary release, accredited programmes and …
Final evaluation of Peterborough Prison resettlement scheme finds it cut reoffending by 9%, so why was it halted …
Latest official figures show 3,744 people died in England and Wales in 2016 and note the increase in …
In the latest turnaround story, Richie Ellis of User Voice talks about how a conversation with a fellow …
National Crime Agency pilots new diversion scheme for young cyber criminals.
Areas of expertise
Service reviews & evaluations. Commissioning advice. PbR
TR expert. Pilot design & evaluation. Peer research
Offending behaviour, drug use, resettlement.
Payment by Results
International expert. Advice to commissioners, investors & providers.
Developing a social media presence. Improving comms in justice sector.
Mapping in community & prison.
Research & evaluation
100+ projects & services evaluated. Quantative & qualitative studies.
Author of over 30 best practice guides, information booklets, reports.
Alcohol, drugs, creative skills, homelessness, employment, domestic abuse.
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 …
Prison education evaluation
Evaluation of Fine Cell Work, a social enterprise which trains prisoners in paid, skilled, creative needlework with a focus …