- Fewer criminals, more prisoners serving longer sentences
- How we can reduce crime
- Short sentences traumatise mothers & their children
- Paul Tye’s story: processing the map
- French attempts to release prisoners early are unsuccessful
- 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
The blog will keep you updated with all the latest developments in drugs, crime & PbR.
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Latest criminal justice statistics confirm the long term trend of fewer people going through the courts, but more …
Tom Gash says that manipulating the moments that turn us into criminals is the secret to crime prevention …
New research explores traumatic impact of short prison sentences on mothers and their children. 56% women serve sentences …
Paul Tye tells how his skills as a business development manager helped him build a robust peer support …
Although this blog focuses on criminal justice and substance misuse in the UK, about a quarter of subscribers …
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 …
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 …