Approaches that deter people from getting involved in cyber crime, moving deeper into cyber crime and/or reoffending.

Background

More detailed research priorities for serious and organised crime can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/serious-and-organised-crime-home-office-research-priorities- april-2018-to-march-2021 ↩

Next steps

Get in touch with research@homeoffice.gov.uk

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This question was published as part of the set of ARIs in this document:

Areas of research interest relevant to the Home Office GOVUK

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