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Crime and Justice Research Publications

 

Date Publication Description
   
08/07/2011 Evaluation of the Use of Home Detention Curfew and the Open Prison Estate in Scotland 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.
21/06/2011 Research Support for a Consultation on the Future of Policing in Scotland Analysis of the responses to the consultation on the future of the police service in Scotland. The report also includes analysis of focus groups held to explore the views of the public on the consultation.
21/06/2011 Research Support for the Consultation on the Future of the Fire and Rescue Service in Scotland Analysis of the responses to the consultation on reform of the fire and rescue service. The report also includes analysis of focus groups held to explore the views of the public on the consultation.
18/03/2011 Social Work Services and Recovery from Substance Misuse: A Review of the Evidence This research reviewed the available evidence on social work's contribution to supporting recovery for those with problem drug and/or alcohol use. The review also collated the available evidence on workforce development in this area as well as reviewing what is known about social work roles and training.
18/03/2011 Social Work Services and Recovery from Substance Misuse: A Review of the Evidence - Research Findings This research reviewed the available evidence on social work's contribution to supporting recovery for those with problem drug and/or alcohol use. The review also collated the available evidence on workforce development in this area as well as reviewing what is known about social work roles and training.
25/01/2011 Summary Justice Reform Evaluation of Direct Measures - Research Findings A summary and analysis of an evaluation of new and extended direct measures, which are alternatives to prosecution in the courts, made available to Procurators Fiscal and to the police under summary justice reform .
25/01/2011 Summary Justice Reform: Evaluation of Direct Measures An evaluation of new and extended direct measures, which are alternatives to prosecution in the courts, made available to Procurators Fiscal and to the police under summary justice reform .
25/01/2011 Summary Justice Reform: Evaluation of Fiscal Work Order Pilots Evaluation of the first two years of Fiscal Work Order (FWO) pilots, the first community based (unpaid work) disposals that can be issued by Procurators Fiscal in Scotland, as an alternative to prosecution in the courts introduced under summary justice reform (SJR).
25/01/2011 Summary Justice Reform: Evaluation of Fiscal Work Order Pilots - Research Findings The main findings of an evaluation of the first two years of Fiscal Work Order (FWO) pilots, the first community based (unpaid work) disposals that can be issued by Procurators Fiscal in Scotland. ,
20/01/2011 Child Welfare Hearings: a scoping study of the commissioning, preparation and use of Bar reports RF 28/2011 Research findings for scoping study of the commissioning, preparation and use of court reports in the Child Welfare Hearing system in the Sheriff Courts.