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Here you can find over 400 posts tracking every major development in criminal justice since 2011. You can track crime trends, court modernisation and digitisation programmes and the impact of austerity. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below.

Crime under COVID

Crime stats for year to March 21 significantly affected by COVID. Big decrease in theft offset by rises in fraud & computer misuse.

Childhood Convictions are a Red Flag for Life

Children are over represented in statistics on crime and violence, both as victims and as perpetrators. To be able to charge them with criminal offences at 10 years is failing them before they have a chance.


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