Roger Grimshaw comments on the latest briefing from the College of Policing
Violence: prevention, public health and social justice - aims to outline a framework for determining how violence reduction for everyone can be effectively achieved. The project is being done in partnership with Unison.
The Centre's Research Director, Roger Grimshaw, will be leading the project.
For more information please visit our project page.
A project in partnership with Unison
Mike Guilfoyle remembers working with Paola
It's been a busy week for our Director, Richard Garside, who has given his comments on a range of criminal justice issues.
In Tuesday's Guardian, Richard drew light on the geographical clustering of knife violence in an article by Jamie Grierson. Richard said:
Roger Grimshaw explores how county lines-related violence provokes questions about social attitudes and policy
Susan McVie, Ellie Bates and Rebecca Pillinger recently published their research findings on violence reduction in Glasgow and London on the LSE blog.
The findings support our own research, presented in Young people, violence and knives, a briefing we published in November examining knife violence trends and reduction efforts in Glasgow.
The death by shooting of a 17-year-old girl in Tottenham has raised fresh concerns about apparently rising violent crime in London.
According to official data, there were 100 suspected homicides in London in the 12 months to March 2012. The following year, it rose to 109, before falling. In the 12 months to March 2017, there were 108 suspected homicides.
Populist calls for more police cannot deliver popular reductions in violence, argue Irvin Waller and Jeffrey Bradley