News

Met police challenged on budget cuts crime claim

London's Metropolitan Police are playing 'nudge and wink politics' over police budgets, our Director, Richard Garside told this morning's BBC Radio Four Today programme.

His comments came in response to last week's claim...

18 April 2017
Publication

Young people, knives and guns (summary)

The summary version of detailed research carried out in 2009 on the evidence for effective strategies to tackle knife and gun carrying by young people.
By 
Arianna Silvestri, Mark Oldfield, Peter Squires and Roger Grimshaw
17 September 2009
Publication

Young people, knives and guns

There is little evidence to support police-led interventions to tackle knife violence, research from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies has concluded. Following a comprehensive review of gun and knife crime strategies, conducted for the Children's Commissioner for England, the report - Young...
By 
Arianna Silvestri, Mark Oldfield, Peter Squires and Roger Grimshaw
10 June 2009
Publication

Street Weapons Commission: Guns, Knives and Street Violence

Street Weapons Commission: Guns, Knives and Street Violence is a review of the extent and nature of the use of guns and knives in violent crime in five UK cities, commissioned by Channel 4 television for their Street Weapons Commission.