About us

About our work

We apply the lessons of research, informed by clear thinking and analysis and underpinned by our values. 

We are committed to:

  • Scrutinising the causes of crime and its social regulation through criminal justice.
  • Developing holistic, sustainable and effective solutions to crime that minimise the use of criminal justice processes.
  • Working in partnership and collaboration with like-minded individuals and organisations to lever real and lasting change.

In our work we:

  • Conduct research and analysis on crime, the process of criminalisation and the criminal justice system.
  • Develop holistic, practical and sustainable solutions to the problem of crime in the UK and beyond.
  • Work in creative networks and coalitions with like-minded individuals and organisations.
  • Engage in public affairs and education work in the areas in which we operate.

We have an impact by:

  • Publishing our research and that of our partners and collaborators.
  • Bringing people together to share ideas and develop solutions.
  • Providing a platform for people to share experiences and promote ideas.
  • Working in collaboration with partners to extend our reach and influence.
  • Using media and communications technology effectively and intelligently.