Following the publication of our new report, Roger Grimshaw and Matt Ford examine recent trends and future directions for knife crime
Analysis and comment on current developments by the Centre's staff, supporters and associates
Mark Blake argues that current approaches to youth violence rarely engage with the underlying causes of low levels of trust amongst black and ethnic minority communities, particularly young people.
Simon Hayes calls for a new approach to social policy development and wider working so that people’s futures are not affected by failings of the present
Gavin Wilkinson on why changes in technology are bringing problems to people’s mental-health as well as benefits, and why we need to understand these changes if we want to reduce re-offending
Mike Guilfoyle recalls his meetings with 'Armo'
Gavin Wilkinson on why taking a more considered long-term view of offender progress through treatment is important to help reduce re-offending
Debbie Hayton argues that government should review gender recognition in the prison service. Replacing evidence with feelings has damaged trust and confidence
Mike Guilfoyle on an evocative encounter with Rocco who had a troubled upbringing
The Prison Service needs to review its approach to transgender prisoners, argues Richard Garside
Mike Guilfoyle refects on old-style probation practices being replaced with office-based formalities