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Crime and Justice Research Publications

 

Date Publication Description
   
03/11/2008 Reducing Drug Users' Risk of Overdose Examined how to increase the number of witnesses to drug overdose calling for help quickly and considered measures that could be effective in preventing death from overdose while help is on its way.
30/07/2008 Turning up the Volume: The Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004 - Research Findings The Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004 introduced a range of measures intended to help child and adult vulnerable witnesses give their best evidence in court. This research examined a 3 year period including the year preceding the Act, and its first two phases of implementation.
30/07/2008 Turning up the Volume: The Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004 The Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004 introduced a range of measures intended to help child and adult vulnerable witnesses give their best evidence in court. This research examined a 3 year period including the year preceding the Act, and its first two phases of implementation.
25/07/2008 Effective Services for Substance Misuse and Homelessness in Scotland: Evidence from an International Review International rapid evidence review of services for homeless people with substance misuse problems that considers models of service delivery and outcome measurement within a Scottish context.
25/07/2008 Effective Services for Substance Misuse and Homelessness in Scotland: Evidence from an International Review Research Findings 12/2008 General homelessness and substance misuse services should modify practice and examine joint working, where appropriate, to improve awareness of the needs of homeless people with substance misuse problems.
15/04/2008 An Evaluation of the Structured Deferred Sentence Pilots This evaluation considers the implementation, operation, estimated costs and preliminary outcomes of the Structured Deferred Sentence (SDS) pilots in Angus, Ayrshire and Highland.
15/04/2008 Evaluation of Structured Deferred Sentence Pilots - Research Findings This evaluation considers the implementation, operation, estimated costs and preliminary outcomes of the Structured Deferred Sentence (SDS) pilots in Angus, Ayrshire and Highland.
25/03/2008 2007 Scottish Child Contact Survey The report presents the analysis of a Scotland-wide survey of adults to determine the nature of contact arrangements and how well these are maintained.
20/03/2008 Safety, Risks and Outcomes from the Use of Injecting Paraphernalia The final report of the findings of a study into the impact of providing paraphernalia to injecting drug users.
20/03/2008 Safety, Risks and Outcomes from the Use of Injecting Paraphernalia - Research Findings The summary report of the findings of a study into the impact of providing paraphernalia to injecting drug users.