Effectively managing violent offenders who pose a risk to the public

Background

Violent crime is a major public concern and tackling it is our top priority. This includes terrorism, knife and gun crime, sexual offending, domestic abuse and safeguarding vulnerable people from predatory behaviour.

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Mps areas of research interest final

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    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: University of Glasgow

    Why might this be relevant?

    The project investigates public health approaches to violence reduction, which can partially contribute to managing violent offenders.

  • Explaining and Sustaining the Decline in Stranger, Acquaintance and Domestic Violence

    Violent incidents make up nearly a quarter of crimes recorded in the Crime Survey for England and Wales. The effects are not just those of emotional and physical harm to the individual victim but spread much wider in ter...

    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: Nottingham Trent University

    Why might this be relevant?

    The project aims to identify personal security and routine activities measures that offer protection from violence, which can partially help in managing violent offenders.

  • A Unified Approach to Measuring the Costs of Violent Crime Risk

    Overall crime rates in the UK have been steadily declining since the mid 1990s. In the past few years, however, the incidence of violent crime, and in particular murder, began to rise. Between July 2017 and June 2018 the...

    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: University of Southampton

  • Why do juveniles commit crime? New Evidence from England's linked administrative data

    Youth violence has been widely discussed recently in the UK. Recent estimates from the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that fatal stabbings and youth violence have hit a record high in England and Wales sinc...

    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: London School of Economics & Pol Sci

  • East Midlands Partnership On violence against WomEn and giRls (EMPOWER)

    Specific crimes that occur in our society are experienced disproportionately by women and girls, including crimes such as rape, domestic violence and homicide. We need effective, specific, and targeted solutions to addre...

    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: University of Leicester

  • The impact of childhood adversity on violent crime in adolescence and early adulthood

    Even though rates of overall crime have gone down in the UK over the last two decades, levels of serious violence in the past four years indicate a reversal of this trend. As a result, tackling serious violence has becom...

    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: University of Bristol

  • Violence, Health and Society

    Violence causes harms to health, especially long-lasting harms to mental health. Mental health is significantly impacted by violence. These harms to mental health can be more long-lasting than the immediate harms to phys...

    Funded by: MRC

    Lead research organisation: City, University of London

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