Aston, E. V. & Lum, C. (2015). Crime prevention and the development of the Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS). Scottish Justice Matters. 3(2), 17-18. ISSN 2052-7950
THE Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS) is a knowledge exchange tool which aims to provide easy access to evidence on policing and community safety from Scotlan...
Best, D., Walker, D., Aston, E. V., Pegram, C. & O'Donnell, G. (2009). Assessing the impact of a high-intensity partnership between the police and drug treatment service in addressing the offending of problematic drug users. Policing and Society. 20, 358-369. doi:10.1080/10439463.2010.493609. ISSN 1043-9463
While there is a considerable evidence base showing links between drug use and offending and clear evidence of the impact of treatment engagement on drug-related offending, th...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
The aim of the project is to conduct a systematic review and host round-table discussions to explore the use of police discretion when making decisions in relation to individuals' vulnerability.