This section provides further information on the Scottish Government's research into crime and justice (including civil justice and drugs).
Research on this topic is carried out by researchers based in two teams in the Justice Analytical Services Division. Current themes of research include: informing the Making Justice Work and Reducing Reoffending change programmes; police and fire reform; supporting the Advisory Group on Tackling Sectarianism in Scotland; and enhancing the evidence-base on drug misuse and treatment
Below is a link to the Analytical Plan for 2017-18:
Justice Analytical Services Division Analytical Programme 2017-18