Welcome to the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research

The Centre is a collaboration between the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling and Strathclyde. The SCCJR aims to produce research that informs policy and practice and advances our understanding of justice.


Great to see new research from @UoELawResearch colleagues @kathmurray1 @susanmcvie et al on looking at the use Stop and Search in #policing of young people in #England and #Scotland

Delighted our @TheSIPR Special Constable project reports are published.
Summary here:
Full report here:

Key findings:
✅Implement dual stream SCs structure
✅Improve training, support, opportunities for SCs
✅Enhance oversight

We have a list of upcoming events we think you may be interested in on our website. Check it out ➡️

"Violent crime in Glasgow has significantly declined with a public health approach."

#LSEIQ podcast on #knifecrime with @CASE_LSE's @CooperKerris.
🎧 Soundcloud:
🎧 LSEPlayer:

I’m VERY pleased to see this in print. As a p/t academic I struggle to find time for writing & worried that this was going to be another draft that didn’t get submitted. Thanks to @crmnlgy for pushing me to get it done, and @JofYS for such a smooth and supportive review process.

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