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Crime and Justice Research Publications

 Due to Scottish Government web publishing system changes in early 2012 this publication listing no longer generates automatically more recent research reports. Manual titles have been added based on Social Research records elsewhere.

Date Publication   Description
09/02/2018

Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 3 Thematic Case Study - Partnership, Innovation and Prevention

  This report presents the findings from a thematic case study undertaken during Year 3 of the evaluation focusing on issues of partnership working, innovation and prevention.
08/12/2017

Offending Patterns of those involved in Serious Organised Crime

  This study explored the key characteristics and offending behaviour of people who are categorised as organised criminals by law enforcement agencies
08/12/2017

Serious Organised Crime (SOC) in Scotland: A Summary of the Evidence

  A desk-based review of national and international literature on serious organised crime (SOC), as well as a review of national operational and mapping data on SOC was conducted
26/09/2017

Recorded Crime in Scotland: Other Sexual Crimes, 2013-14 and 2016-17

  This report presents the findings of a research project into ‘Other sexual crimes’. This is based on a sample of around 2,000 crimes recorded by the police in 2013-14 and 2016-17, including details about the victims, perpetrators and circumstances of these crimes
10/08/2017

Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 2 Report

  Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 2 Report
10/08/2017

Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 2 Report Annexes

  Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 2 Report Annexes
09/06/2017

Charges reported under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 in 2016-17

  This is an analysis of charges reported under the Act to provide information about the nature of the charges, the accused and victims of incidents, reported under offensive behaviour at football and threatening communications legislation.
09/06/2017 Religiously Aggravated Offending in Scotland 2016-2017   Analysis of charges reported under the Act to provide information about the nature of the religiously aggravated offending charges, the accused and the victims of incidents.
24/02/2017

Evidence Assessment of the Impacts of the Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex: A Review

  Rapid Assessment of existing evidence on the impact of the criminalisation of the purchase of sex.
24/02/2017 Exploring Available Knowledge and Evidence on Prostitution in Scotland via Practitioner-Based Interviews   Exploration of available knowledge and evidence on the scale and nature of prostitution in Scotland based on practitioner-based interviews.
4/11/2016

Consultation on a Draft Code of Practice for Stop and Search: Analysis of Responses

  Analysis of Consultation Responses
4/11/2016

Consultation on Police Powers to Search Children and Young People for Alcohol: Analysis of Responses

  Analysis of Consultation Responses
4/11/2016

Caledonian System Evaluation: Analysis of a programme for tackling domestic abuse in Scotland

  Evaluation of the Caledonian System: a programme to tackle domestic abuse in Scotland
4/11/2016

Caledonian System Evaluation: Analysis of a programme for tackling domestic abuse in Scotland - Research Findings

  Evaluation of the Caledonian System: a programme to tackle domestic abuse in Scotland
27/06/2016

Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 1 Summary Report

  Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 1 Summary Report
27/06/2016

Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 1: Annex 1: Evidence Review

  Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 1 Annex 1
10/06/2016

Charges under the 'Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) act 2012' in 2015-16

  Analysis of charges reported under the act to provide information about the nature of the charges, the accused and the victims of incidents, reported under offensive behaviour at football and threatening communications legislation.
10/06/2016

Religiously Aggravated Offending in Scotland 2015-16

  Analysis of charges reported under the act to provide information about the nature of the religiously aggravated offending charges, the accused and the victims of incidents.
18/02/2016

New Psychoactive substances (NPS): results of a questionnaire on the definition of NPS, proposals to establish a forensic centre for excellence, and improving data collection and information sharing

  Results of a questionnaire on the definition of new psychoactive substances, proposals to establish a forensic centre for excellence, and improving data collection and information sharing
12/02/2016

Evaluation of the | Reducing Reoffending Change Fund

  The independent evaluation of the Reducing Reoffending Change Fund (RRCF) assessed the extent to which the Public Social Partnership (PSP) model delivers effective mentoring services that reduce the risk of reoffending and support reintegration, and concluded that there is a strong case for the continuation and expansion of mentoring services.
12/02/2016 Evaluation of the | Reducing Reoffending Change Fund - Research Findings   The independent evaluation of the Reducing Reoffending Change Fund (RRCF) assessed the extent to which the Public Social Partnership (PSP) model delivers effective mentoring services that reduce the risk of reoffending and support reintegration, and concluded that there is a strong case for the continuation and expansion of mentoring services.
14/10/2015

What works to reduce prejudice and discrimination? - A review of the evidence

  A review of international evidence on prejudice reduction interventions
9/10/2015

International Review of Custodial Models for Women: Key Messages for Scotland

  This report summarises some of the international evidence on different approaches to managing women in custody. It was prepared to inform the consultation undertaken by the Scottish Government and the Scottish Prison Service earlier this year in relation to the redesign of the female custodial estate in Scotland.
11/09/2015 An Update to the Review of Reinvestment in Financial Investigation from the Proceeds of Crime Report   From 2010 to 2012 the Scottish Government gave approval for matched funding (totalling £625K) to improve financial investigation in Scotland. This report reviews the way this finding has been used and if it has been effective. The findings suggest that the funding has improved financial investigation and it makes recommendations for continue its development.
01/09/2015

Evaluation of Sixteen Women's Community Justice Services in Scotland

  This document presents the findings of an evaluation of sixteen women’s community justice services in Scotland. The evaluation was conducted by the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) during 2014-15.
01/09/2015

Evaluation of Sixteen Women's Community Justice Services in Scotland - Research Findings

  This document presents the findings of an evaluation of sixteen women’s community justice services in Scotland. The evaluation was conducted by the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) during 2014-15.
3/07/2015

Drug Driving: Proposed Regulations – Analysis of Consultation Responses

  This report relates to Scottish responses to a joint public consultation undertaken by the UK Government and the Scottish Government in relation to proposals for new regulations on drug driving limits. The responses to the consultation will help to inform decisions about whether Scottish regulations should be brought forward under the Crime and Courts Act 2013 and if so, what policy approach should be adopted for the setting of drug driving limits for specific types of drug.
3/07/2015

Drug Driving: Proposed Regulations – Analysis of Consultation Responses – Research Findings

  These Research Findings relates to Scottish responses to a joint public consultation undertaken by the UK Government and the Scottish Government in relation to proposals for new regulations on drug driving limits. The responses to the consultation will help to inform decisions about whether Scottish regulations should be brought forward under the Crime and Courts Act 2013 and if so, what policy approach should be adopted for the setting of drug driving limits for specific types of drug.
12/06/2015 An evaluation of Section 1 of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012   An Evaluation of the implementation and impact of section 1 of the Offensive Behaviour and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012
12/06/2015 An evaluation of Section 1 of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 – Research Findings   An Evaluation of the implementation and impact of section 1 of the Offensive Behaviour and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012
12/06/2015

An evaluation of Section 6 of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012

  An Evaluation of the implementation and impact of section 6 of the Offensive Behaviour and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012
12/06/2015 An evaluation of Section 6 of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 – Research Findings   An Evaluation of the implementation and impact of section 6 of the Offensive Behaviour and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012
12/06/2015

Charges reported under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012, in 2014-15

  Analysis of Charges Reported Under the Offensive Behaviour and Threatening Communications in Scotland in 2014-15
12/06/2015 Religiously Aggravated Offending in Scotland in 2014-15   Religiously Aggravated Offending in Scotland in 2014-15
29/05/2015 An Examination of the Evidence on Sectarianism in Scotland: 2015 Update   A summary of the evidence on sectarianism in Scotland
8/05/2015 What Works to Reduce Reoffending: A Summary of the Evidence   This is an updated version of the original review entitled ‘What Works to Reduce Reoffending: A Summary of the Evidence’, published in 2012.
27/03/2015 Closing Evidence Gaps on the Prevalence and Harms of New Psychoactive Substances in Scotland   This paper considers the state of knowledge on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) in Scotland, with a focus on prevalence and harms and puts forward proposals which may assist in closing existing evidence gaps.
27/03/2015 Mapping Current and Potential Sources of Routine Data Capture on New Psychoactive Substances in Scotland   This paper summarises the findings from interviews with 8 experts on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) from across the sectors in Scotland. The paper maps the data currently being captured on NPS, and provides a starting point for exploring the strengths and weaknesses of a number of existing data systems in Scotland. The paper also considers how data systems might be improved and opportunities for collaboration and data sharing between stakeholder organisations.
20/03/2015 Evaluation of Community Payback Orders, Criminal Justice Social Work Reports and the Presumption Against Short Sentences   This document presents the findings of an evaluation of Community Payback Orders, Criminal Justice Social Work Reports and the Presumption Against Short Sentences. The evaluation was conducted by Scotcen Social Research during 2013-14.
20/03/2015 Evaluation of Community Payback Orders, Criminal Justice Social Work Reports and the Presumption Against Short Sentences – Appendices Report   This document presents the findings of an evaluation of Community Payback Orders, Criminal Justice Social Work Reports and the Presumption Against Short Sentences. The evaluation was conducted by Scotcen Social Research during 2013-14.
20/03/2015 Evaluation of Community Payback Orders, Criminal Justice Social Work Reports and the Presumption Against Short Sentences – Research Findings   This document presents the findings of an evaluation of Community Payback Orders, Criminal Justice Social Work Reports and the Presumption Against Short Sentences. The evaluation was conducted by Scotcen Social Research during 2013-14.
20/02/2015

Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014: Public Attitudes to Sectarianism in Scotland

  This report sets out key findings from the 2014 Scottish Social Attitudes survey (SSA) on public attitudes to sectarianism in Scotland.
20/02/2015

Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014: Public Attitudes to Sectarianism in Scotland – Research Findings

  This report presents a summary of the key findings from the 2014 Scottish Social Attitudes survey (SSA) on public attitudes to sectarianism in Scotland.
20/02/2015

Community Experiences of Sectarianism

  This study explored community experiences and perceptions of sectarianism, based on in-depth qualitative research within five case study communities across Scotland. The insights obtained provide depth and context to other research about sectarianism, including quantitative survey and national criminal offending data.
20/02/2015

Community Experiences of Sectarianism – Research Findings

  This report provides a summary of the key findings on community experiences and perceptions of sectarianism, based on in-depth qualitative research within five case study communities across Scotland. The insights obtained provide depth and context to other research about sectarianism, including quantitative survey and national criminal offending data.
20/02/2015

Community Impact of Public Processions

  The study examined the community impact of public processions, with a particular focus on processions which were perceived to be 'problematic'. The research involved a multi-method approach and included qualitative and quantitative data collection. Although the research considered a wide range of processions (including community and political), its particular focus was on Loyalist and Irish Republican processions.
20/02/2015

Community Impact of Public Processions – Research Findings

  This report provides a summary of the key findings from a study which examined the community impact of public processions, with a particular focus on processions which were perceived to be 'problematic'. The research involved a multi-method approach and included qualitative and quantitative data collection. Although the research considered a wide range of processions (including community and political), its particular focus was on Loyalist and Irish Republican processions
21/11/2014 Consultation on Proposals to Reform Fatal Accident Inquiries Legislation - Analysis of Consultation Responses   This report provides an analysis of responses to the Scottish Government’s Consultation on proposals to reform Fatal Accident Inquiries legislation. The consultation ran from 1 July and 9 September 2014 with 58 responses received.
7/11/2014

Further Consultation on the Draft Public Services Reform (Inspection and Monitoring of Prisons) (Formerly Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014 - Analysis of Written Responses

  This report analyses the responses received to the further Consultation on the Draft Public Services Reform (Inspection and Monitoring of Prisons) (Scotland) Order 2014, which took place between 19th September and 13th October 2014. A total of 29 written submissions were considered, and the most common respondent category was “Visiting Committees” (38% of all responses).
7/11/2014 Further Consultation on the Draft Public Services Reform (Inspection and Monitoring of Prisons) (Formerly Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014 - Analysis of Written Responses - Research Findings   This report analyses the responses received to the further Consultation on the Draft Public Services Reform (Inspection and Monitoring of Prisons) (Scotland) Order 2014, which took place between 19th September and 13th October 2014. A total of 29 written submissions were considered, and the most common respondent category was “Visiting Committees” (38% of all responses).
31/10/2014

Development of Electronic Monitoring in Scotland - Analysis of Consultation Responses

  In September 2013, the Scottish Government embarked upon a period of consultation to examine options for the development of electronic monitoring in Scotland. This consultation sought views on the operation of the current electronic monitoring service as well as options for future development of the service.
10/10/2014

What Works to Reduce Crime?: A Summary of the Evidence

  The review examines the research evidence on what works to reduce crime. It focuses on three key strategies: 1)targeting the underlying causes of crime 2)deterring potential offenders by ensuring that the cost of offending is greater than the benefits and 3)increasing the difficulty of offending by reducing opportunities to commit crime.
14/08/2014

New PsychoactIve Substances - Evidence Review

  This paper summarises the key information currently available on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) and evidence gaps. Data on Scotland is presented in the context of UK and international evidence.
31/07/2014 Evaluation of the Community Reintegration Project   This is an evaluation of the Community Reintegration Project (CRP), which formed part of the Scottish Government’s wider Reducing Reoffending Programme (RRP) and focused on addressing the needs of offenders serving prison sentences between six months and less than four years.
31/07/2014 Evaluation of the Community Reintegration Project - Research Findings   This is an evaluation of the Community Reintegration Project (CRP), which formed part of the Scottish Government’s wider Reducing Reoffending Programme (RRP) and focused on addressing the needs of offenders serving prison sentences between six months and less than four years.
13/06/2014 Religiously Aggravated Offending in Scotland 2013-14   Analysis of charges reported under the act to provide information about the nature of the religiously aggravated offending charges, the accused and the victims of incidents.
13/06/2014 Charges Reported under the Offensive Behaviour at Football & Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012   Analysis of charges reported under the act to provide information about the nature of the charges, the accused and the victims of incidents, reported under offensive behaviour at football and threatening communications legislation
27/05/2014 Service Evaluation of Scotland’s Take-Home Naloxone Programme   An independent service evaluation of the implementation of Scotland’s National ‘Take Home’ Naloxone programme which has been rolled out in Scotland since November 2010. The report presents findings on the programme's processes and structures, the effectiveness of these, an early indication of impact, lessons learned and policy implications.
27/05/2014

Service Evaluation of Scotland's National Take-Home Naloxone Programme - Research Findings

  This research provides a service evaluation of Scotland's Take-Home Naloxone (THN) programme, rolled out from 2011 onwards, which aims to extend the distribution of naloxone to those at risk of opiod overdose and thus reduce the rate of drug-related deaths.
27/05/2014

Service Evaluation of Scotland's National Take-Home Naloxone Programme – Practitioners’ Report

  This research provides a service evaluation of Scotland's Take-Home Naloxone (THN) programme, rolled out from 2011 onwards, which aims to extend the distribution of naloxone to those at risk of opiod overdose and thus reduce the rate of drug-related deaths.
27/05/2014 Service Evaluation of Scotland's National Take-Home Naloxone Programme - Service User Briefing   This research provides a service evaluation of Scotland's Take-Home Naloxone (THN) programme, rolled out from 2011 onwards, which aims to extend the distribution of naloxone to those at risk of opiod overdose and thus reduce the rate of drug-related deaths.
25/04/2014 Consultation on the Draft Public Services Reform (Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014: Analysis of Written Responses   A consultation on the draft Public Services Reform (Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014 took place between 4 Oct 13 and 31 Jan 14. A total of 36 written responses were received and analysed. Whilst some respondents expressed support for developments to independent monitoring, areas of concern included the general structure and oversight by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, and the proposed roles of Monitors.
25/04/2014 Consultation on the Draft Public Services Reform (Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014: Analysis of Written Responses – Research Findings   A consultation on the draft Public Services Reform (Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014 took place between 4 Oct 13 and 31 Jan 14. A total of 36 written responses were received and analysed. Whilst some respondents expressed support for developments to independent monitoring, areas of concern included the general structure and oversight by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, and the proposed roles of Monitors.
15/04/2014 Discussion Paper on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Analysis of Consultation Responses   This report provides an analysis of the responses to the 36 questions asked in the Discussion Paper on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It also outlines the main findings from the responses to each of the chapters within the discussion paper and provides and analysis of the responses to each question asked.
15/04/2014 Discussion Paper on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Analysis of Consultation Responses – Research Findings   This report provides an analysis of the responses to the 36 questions asked in the Discussion Paper on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It also outlines the main findings from the responses to each of the chapters within the discussion paper and provides and analysis of the responses to each question asked.
10/02/2014 Review of Alcohol Licensing Fees - Steering Group: Recommendations to Scottish Ministers   A steering group was assembled to carry out a review of alcohol licensing fees. The group was made up of representatives from the on and off trade as well as from Licensing Boards with a remit to: Set the parameters for research to be carried out by an independent contractor; Consider the findings of the research and any implications for the alcohol licensing regime in Scotland; Agree recommendations to Scottish Ministers
10/02/2014 Review of Alcohol Licensing Fees   The aim of the research was to evaluate the current alcohol licensing fees regime and consider the efficacy of other potential structures to inform the Scottish Government’s proposed reform of the fees regime
10/02/2014 Review of the Alcohol Licensing Fees - Research Findings   The aim of the research was to evaluate the current alcohol licensing fees regime and consider the efficacy of other potential structures to inform the Scottish Government’s proposed reform of the fees regime
04/10/2013 Redesigning the Community Justice System: Analysis of Consultation Responses  

A written consultation was carried out by the Scottish Government on “Redesigning the Community Justice System” between 20 December 2012 and 30 April 2013. This document reports on the analysis of the responses to the consultation.

04/10/2013 Redesigning the Community Justice System: Analysis of Consultation Responses - Research Findings  

This document summarises the responses to the consultation.

23/09/2013 Public Perceptions of Organised Crime in Scotland  

This is a report of a survey into public perceptions of organised crime in Scotland.

06/09/2013 An Evaluation of the Personal Development Partnership   This report reviews the management and outcomes from the Personal Development Partnership programme.
06/08/2013 Civil Law of Damages: Issues in Personal Injury - Analysis of Written Consultation Responses  

Analysis of Written Consultation Responses

14/06/2013 An Examination of the Evidence on Sectarianism in Scotland   

This is a review of existing research and survey data on sectarianism in Scotland.

14/06/2013

Charges reported under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act (2012) in 2012-13

 

Information about charges reported to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) by the police in 2012-13 under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act (2012).

14/06/2013 Religiously Aggravated Offending in Scotland 2012-13  

Information about religious aggravations charges reported to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) by the police in 2012-13.

17/05/2013 Reducing Reoffending Change Fund Year 1 Evaluation: Public Social Partnership Development  

This research report outlines findings of an evaluation of Public Social Partnership development funded by Year One of the Reducing Reoffending Change Fund. It focuses on how the funding was used, and what was achieved by the partnerships in the first six months of the Fund.

23/01/2013 Making Justice Work for Victims and Witnesses - Consultation Analysis  

Analysis of Consultation Responses on Victims and Witnesses Bill

23/11/2012 Religiously Aggravated Offending in Scotland 2011-12  

A breakdown of religious aggravations charges (section 74 of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2010) in Scotland in 2011-12.

26/10/2012 Perceptions of Summary Criminal Justice in Scotland  

This report outlines the findings of three deliberative workshops with members of the public in Scotland. It explores people’s understanding, perceptions and expectations of the Summary Criminal Justice System in Scotland; presents wider messages around how people view justice per se; and discusses what could be done to improve or maximise public confidence in the system.

18/10/2012 Care and Support for Adult Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings: A Review  

A Review examining the care and support needs of victims of human trafficking and what works to meet those needs, including a consideration of Scottish provision.

27/07/2012 Evaluation of the Reforms to Summary Criminal Legal Assistance and Disclosure  

Findings of the impact of reforms to disclosure and summary criminal legal assistance introduced by the summary justice reform programme.

28/06/2012 The Public and the Justice System: Attitudes, Drivers and Behaviour, a Literature Review  

This literature review examines evidence on what public attitudes to the justice system are, what drives these attitudes, what effect these attitudes have on behaviour, and what works to improve such attitudes.

29/03/2012 Experiences of Supervised Bail  

This report outlines in details the findings of interviews with people who had been on supervised bail. These interviews explored the bailees experiences of supervised bail and the perceived impact of supervised bail on bailee's lives and behaviour. These interviews formed one strand of a wider research project on supervised bail, and a report on the full findings of this project is published alongside this report

29/03/2012 Supervised Bail in Scotland: Research on Use and Impact   This report outlines findings on the use and impact of supervised bail in Scotland from a research project which included analysis of operational data, economic analysis, a workshop with bail workers, surveys of the judiciary and Procurators Fiscal, and interviews with people who have been on supervised bail.
08/03/2012 Evaluation of Impact of Bail Reforms on Summary Justice Reform   This report presents the findings from the Evaluation of the Impact of Bail Reforms on Summary Justice Reform. The research formed part of a wider package of work to evaluate Summary Justice Reform (SJR) in Scotland as a whole. The aim of the research was to evaluate how far the reforms to bail had met both their specific policy objectives as well as how far they had contributed to the overarching aims and objectives of SJR.
01/03/2012 Summary Justice Reform: Undertaking Evaluation  

This report presents the findings from the Summary Justice Reform: Undertakings Evaluation. The research formed part of a wider package of work to evaluate Summary Justice Reform (SJR) in Scotland as a whole. The aim of the research was to evaluate how far the reforms to undertakings had met both the specific policy objectives as well as the overarching aims and objectives of SJR.

10/02/2012 Keeping Scotland Safe and Strong - A Consultation on Reforming Police and Fire and Rescue Services in Scotland: Analysis of Consultation Responses  

Analysis of Responses received to the Consultation on Reforming Police and Fire and Rescue Services in Scotland

02/02/2012 Summary Justice Reform: Victims, Witnesses and Public Perceptions Evaluation  

A report on the findings of the evaluation of the impact of summary justice reforms on the experiences of victims and witnesses, and on victim, witness and public perceptions of summary justice in Scotland and the summary justice reforms.

16/12/2011 Keeping Scotland Safe and Strong: A Consultation on Reforming Police and Fire and Rescue Services in Scotland - Research Findings   The Research Findings summarise the analysis of responses to the Consultation on Police and Fire Reform in Scotland.
30/11/2011 Summary Justice Reform: Evaluation of Reforms to Fines Enforcement - Research Findings   This evaluation of changes to fines enforcement shows that fines collection rates remain stable. Two changes could improve collection rates (i) better access to information (ii) more appropriate use of the fine.
30/11/2011 Summary Justice Reform: Evaluation of the Reforms to Fines Enforcement   This evaluation of changes to fines enforcement shows that fines collection rates remain stable. Two changes could improve collection rates (i) better access to information (ii) more appropriate use of the fine.
18/11/2011 Religiously Aggravated Offending in Scotland 2010-11   A breakdown of religious aggravations charges (section 74 of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2010) in Scotland in 2010-11.
16/11/2011 Summary Justice Reform Lay Justice Evaluation - Research Findings   Summary of the evaluation of the implementation and impact of repforms to lay justice that formed one strand of summary justice reform.
16/11/2011 Summary Justice Reform: Lay Justice Evaluation   Findings of the evaluation of the implementation and impact of reforms to lay justice. Third in a series of evaluations of summary justice reforms.
24/10/2011 A Review Of Reinvestment In Financial Investigation From The Proceeds Of Crime   A review of the financial investigation in 3 police forces following the reinvestment of proceeds of crime money.
29/07/2011 An Evaluation of Football Banning Orders in Scotland   This report presents the findings of an evaluation into the use of football banning order (FBO) legislation in Scotland.
29/07/2011 An Evaluation of Football Banning Orders in Scotland – Research Findings   A summary of the key findings of an evaluation into the use of football banning order (FBO) legislation in Scotland.
08/07/2011 Evaluating the Effectiveness of Home Detention Curfew and Open Prison in Scotland - Research Findings   This research evaluates two forms of ‘conditional liberty’ in Scotland, home detention curfew and open prison, in terms of how they operate, their contribution to community reintegration, and cost.