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Imprisonment for the traumatised

Recently, I have been writing about trauma as a prelude to imprisonment, and reflecting on what kind of childhood experiences lie in the backgrounds of people sentenced to imprisonment.  

4 February 2021
Publication

UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 9

The ninth in an annual series from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the United Kingdom.

29 June 2020
News

Dr Roger Grimshaw

Dr Roger Grimshaw is Research Director at the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

Roger has been responsible for a wide range of research studies on criminological and social welfare topics. He has managed a varied set of research studies on services and interventions for people who offend, or are considered at risk of doing so: offender accommodation services; local authority...
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UK Justice Policy Review 8 is out now

The eighth edition of UK Justice Policy Review is out now, covering the period from the 2017 General Election to the summer of 2018.

Produced annually, the Review uniquely offers concise coverage of key policy developments in criminal justice across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

To improve accessibility and raise public awareness of the changing criminal justice landscape, data are presented in a...

16 April 2019
Publication

UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 8

The eighth in an annual series from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the United Kingdom.

16 April 2019
News

UK Justice Policy Review 7 out now

The seventh edition of UK Justice Policy Review is out now, covering the period from the 2016 Brexit referendum to the 2017 General Election.

Produced annually, the Review uniquely offers concise coverage of key policy developments in criminal justice across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

To improve accessibility and raise public awareness of the changing criminal justice landscape, data are presented in a...

25 June 2018
Publication

UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 7

The seventh in an annual series from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice across the UK.
25 June 2018
News

Comment on knife crime

Our Research Director, Roger Grimshaw, has been quoted by a number of news outlets on knife crime in London.

Today he commented on London's knife violence for NBC News: 

The carrying of weapons is something that operates like a contagion. If people feel frightened because they are

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11 April 2018