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Justice and institutional care

Roger Grimshaw suggests that new forms of institutional care might offer a way forward for the Justice Matters initiative
cjm 96: Justice Matters
Comment

Savile: Institutions, abuse and justice

It is hardly surprising that the investigations of Savile ‘and others’ have prompted anxious reflections about the protection of children in institutions. The aftermath of the initial revelations...

By 
Dr Roger Grimshaw
3 April 2014
Publication

My Story: Young people talk about the trauma and violence in their lives

My Story tells the stories of childhood trauma and violence experienced by young people convicted of serious acts of violence. Based on in-depth conversations with three young people in prison and presented in their own words, it offers a unique insight into the kind of severe, multiple and...
By 
Roger Grimshaw
23 November 2011
Publication

A life sentence really?

This report explores the transition from prison for those with a conviction for a sexual offence, a group that faces and poses considerable challenges in the community after their release. Based on interviews with ex-prisoners, staff and volunteers at a specialist hostel for this group and...
By 
Helen Mills and Roger Grimshaw
1 March 2012
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.
By 
Professor Peter Squires and Arianna Silvestri with Roger Grimshaw and Enver Soloman
19 June 2008