1. Consultation paper

    08 Jul 2019

    Presenting official statistics on recorded crime and related topics: consultation

    The Scottish Crime Recording Board are asking how the official statistics on recorded crime and related topics should be presented.

  2. NEWS

    25 Jun 2019 19:08

    Management of Offenders Bill passed

    Expansion of electronic monitoring and disclosure improvements.

  3. NEWS

    24 Jun 2019 09:31

    Reducing reoffending

    Reconviction rate remains at lowest level in 20 years.

  4. Statistics

    24 Jun 2019

    Reconviction rates in Scotland: 2016-2017 offender cohort

    This publication provides analyses of trends in reconviction statistics up to the latest cohort of 2016 to 2017.

  5. NEWS

    04 Jun 2019 09:57

    Research into fall in violence

    Younger adults involved in fewer offences.

  6. Research and analysis

    04 Jun 2019

    Recorded crime in Scotland: attempted murder and serious assault, 2008-2009 and 2017-2018

    Information on crimes of attempted murder and serious assault recorded by the police in 2008 to 2009 and 2017 to 2018.

  7. Publication

    31 May 2019

    Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill: equality impact assessment (EQIA)

    Summary of the EQIA for the Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill.

  8. Publication

    31 May 2019

    Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill: business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA)

    Likely costs, benefits and risks of the Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill that may have an impact on the public, private and third sector.

  9. Publication

    31 May 2019

    Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment (CRWIA)

    Assessment of the Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill's impact on the rights and wellbeing of children and young people.

  10. NEWS

    31 May 2019 09:21

    Biometrics Commissioner

    New role to oversee police use of personal forensic data.

  11. NEWS

    17 May 2019 09:15

    Reducing ineffective short prison terms

    Order published to extend presumption against short prison sentences.

  12. NEWS

    15 May 2019 10:45

    CashBack for Communities

    Crime proceeds to steer young people away from offending.

  13. NEWS

    26 Apr 2019 09:31

    Helping people with convictions

    £3.4 million to support reintegration and reduce reoffending.

  14. Research and analysis

    17 Apr 2019

    Electronic monitoring: uses, challenges and successes

    This report reviews the published literature on the uses, challenges and successes of electronic monitoring for people with convictions and on bail.

  15. Statistics

    26 Mar 2019

    Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018: main findings

    Main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018 and the self-completion findings covering the period 2016-2017 to 2017-2018.

  16. Statistics

    19 Mar 2019

    Drug seizures and offender characteristics: 2017-2018

    Statistical bulletin on drug seizures recorded by Police Scotland in 2017-2018.

  17. Research and analysis

    27 Feb 2019

    Hate crime: availability of information recorded by the police in Scotland

    Update on work by our statisticians and Police Scotland to review the availability of information on hate crime.

  18. Advice and guidance

    22 Feb 2019

    Air weapon licensing in Scotland: guide

    Guidance published by Scottish Ministers on the practical application of the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015.

  19. Statistics

    04 Feb 2019

    Criminal justice social work statistics: 2017-2018

    2017-2018 statistics on various areas of criminal justice social work in Scotland.

  20. Statistics

    29 Jan 2019

    Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2017-2018

    Summary of offences dealt with by courts, sentencing outcomes and characteristics of convicted offenders. Additional information on non-court penalties issued by the Police and Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service.

  21. Progress report

    09 Nov 2018

    Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) in Scotland: national overview report 2017 to 2018

    Operation of multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) in Scotland in 2017 - 2018.

  22. Statistics

    30 Oct 2018

    Homicide in Scotland 2017-2018: statistics

    Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2017 to 2018.

  23. Research and analysis

    25 Sep 2018

    Recorded crime in Scotland: robbery 2008-2009 and 2017-2018

    This report presents information on ‘Robberies’ recorded by the police.

  24. Statistics

    25 Sep 2018

    Recorded crime in Scotland 2017-2018

    This bulletin presents statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland, disaggregated by crime/offence group and by local authority.

  25. Statistics

    04 Sep 2018

    Reconviction rates in Scotland: 2015-2016 offender cohort

    Trends in reconviction statistics up to the latest cohort of 2015-2016.

  26. Research and analysis

    31 Aug 2018

    Moving Forward Making Changes: evaluation of a group-based treatment for sex offenders

    This report summarises the key findings and policy messages from an evaluation of Moving Forward: Making Changes (MF:MC), an intensive group-based treatment programme for sex offenders.

  27. Research and analysis

    31 Aug 2018

    Moving Forward Making Changes: evaluation of a group-based treatment for sex offenders - summary

    Short summary of the key findings and policy messages from an evaluation of Moving Forward: Making Changes (MF:MC), an intensive group-based treatment programme for sex offenders.

  28. Research and analysis

    26 Jun 2018

    Recorded crime in Scotland: handling offensive weapons

    This report presents information on handling offensive weapons recorded by the police.

  29. Research and analysis

    04 Jun 2018

    Community experiences of serious organised crime: summary findings

    Summary research findings looking at the impact of crime on community wellbeing.

  30. Statistics

    10 Oct 2017

    Homicide in Scotland 2016-2017: statistics

    Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2016 to 2017.

  31. Research and analysis

    26 Sep 2017

    Recorded crime in Scotland: 'Other sexual crimes', 2013-2014 and 2016-2017

    Report on ‘Other sexual crimes’ recorded by the police in the periods 2013 to 2014 and 2016 to 2017.

  32. NEWS

    26 Sep 2017 09:30

    Recorded Crime in Scotland 2016-17

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  33. Statistics

    02 May 2017

    Reconviction rates in Scotland: 2014-2015 offender cohort

    Analysis of trends in reconviction statistics up to the latest cohort of 2014 to 2015.

  34. Statistics

    11 Oct 2016

    Homicide in Scotland 2015-2016: statistics

    Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2015-16.