News

Does more stop and search mean less crime?

Yesterday we held a really interesting roundtable on the effectiveness of stop and search on crime levels.

The event was part of our UK Justice Policy Review programme which provides analysis of criminal justice policy developments through a series of briefings, annual reviews and events. 

Professor Ben Bradford (University College London), Dr Paul Quinton (College of Policing) and Matteo...

13 September 2018
Comment

Grappling with vomiting binge drinkers

The reaction to the impending prospect of ‘cuts’ in police numbers in the run-up to the recent Comprehensive Spending Review was as obfuscating as it was revealing, for one simple reason: while...

By 
Professor Tim Hope
18 December 2015
News

Report on inequality in London

A report published by Children’s Rights Alliance for England mapping inequalities in outcomes for children in London indicates that children in Lambeth are 30 times...

29 July 2014
Comment

Policing a multicultural society in the 21st century

I wrote this blog a week or so after the death of Stuart Hall. I coudn't let its publication on the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies website go without mentioning the release of...

By 
Mark Blake
11 March 2014
News

Police can't be trusted to stop and search fairly

The former Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell, who resigned from his post over the 'plebgate' affair, calls for an end to police stop and search where there are no grounds for suspicion.

Writing in The Times:

'In 2011-12 Asian or Asian British people accounted for

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23 January 2014