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Restorative Justice, Crime Victims and Penal Welfarism. Mapping and Contextualising Restorative Justice Policy in Scotland

Journal Article
Maglione, G. (in press)
Restorative Justice, Crime Victims and Penal Welfarism. Mapping and Contextualising Restorative Justice Policy in Scotland. Social and Legal Studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0964663920965669
While the criminological literature is abundant in studies on the functioning and effectiveness of restorative justice, there is a lack of engagement with policy on this subje...

ECR collective response: The future of criminology and the unsustainability of the status quo for ECRs

Journal Article
Anderson, S., Horgan, S., Jamieson, F., Jardine, C., & Rogers, A. (2020)
ECR collective response: The future of criminology and the unsustainability of the status quo for ECRs. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 20(4), https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895820949299
No abstract available.

The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for cybercrime policing in Scotland: A rapid review of the evidence and future considerations

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Collier, B., Horgan, S., Jones, R., & Shepherd, L. (2020)
The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for cybercrime policing in Scotland: A rapid review of the evidence and future considerations. Edinburgh: Scottish Institute for Policing Research
This report is written with a Scottish audience in mind, but our conclusions are potentially relevant to changing police practices around the world. COVID-19 and the governmen...

"It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior

Journal Article
Yates, P. (2019)
"It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 29(2), https://doi.org/10.1080/10538712.2019.1692399
Sibling abuse is a global problem, arguably the most prevalent form of family violence, and as harmful as other familial abuse. There is evidence internationally that sibling ...

Achieving cultural change through organizational justice: the case of Stop and Search in Scotland

Journal Article
Aston, E., Murray, K., & O'Neill, M. (2019)
Achieving cultural change through organizational justice: the case of Stop and Search in Scotland. Criminology and Criminal Justice, https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895819839751
In recent years, the scale, impact and legality of stop and search in Scotland has been subject to intense critical scrutiny, leading to major legal and policy reform in 2016....

Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland .

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Murray, J., Heyman, I., Wooff, A., Dougall, N., Aston, L., & Enang, I. (2017)
Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland . Scottish Institute for Policing Research
Police Scotland’s contact with people with vulnerability and health problems has been increasing year-on-year, with significant costs and unknown outcomes associated. This is ...

Compromise, Partnership, Control: Community Justice Authorities In Scotland

Journal Article
Buchan, J., & Morrison, K. (2020)
Compromise, Partnership, Control: Community Justice Authorities In Scotland. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 20(2), 131–149. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895818814903
Community Justice Authorities (CJAs) were heralded on their inception as modernising Scotland’s community justice system and resolving longstanding tensions between central an...

Book review: Philip Goodman, Joshua Page and Michelle Phelps, Breaking the Pendulum: The Long Struggle over Criminal Justice

Journal Article
Buchan, J. (2018)
Book review: Philip Goodman, Joshua Page and Michelle Phelps, Breaking the Pendulum: The Long Struggle over Criminal Justice. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 18(5), 647-648. doi:10.1177/1748895817719785
No abstract available.

Professionalism and affective learning for new prison officers: learning values, attitudes and behaviours in training at the Scottish Prison Service

Book Chapter
Morrison, K. (2018)
Professionalism and affective learning for new prison officers: learning values, attitudes and behaviours in training at the Scottish Prison Service. In S. Loo (Ed.), Multiple Dimensions of Teaching and Learning for Occupational PracticeTaylor & Francis (Routledge
This paper argues that, as the Scottish Prison Service moves towards professionalisation, the ‘ethical’ component of an officer’s work increases in importance, and that learni...

Review of Evidence: What effect do enforcement-orientated and engagement-orientated methods of visible policing have on public confidence?

Report
Hail, Y., Aston, E., & O'Neill, M. (2018)
Review of Evidence: What effect do enforcement-orientated and engagement-orientated methods of visible policing have on public confidence?. Scottish Institute for Policing Research
Abstract not available.
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Cyber Security and the Third Sector in Scotland: a Pilot Project exploring Third Sector awareness and usage of Scottish Government cyber security products and resources

2020 - 2020
The project aims to better understand how the Scottish Government’s cyber products, resources and support more generally are received by a small sample of differing Third Sector organisations. In doin...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £2,780

Identity, Transitions and Support: Processes of Desistance among Ex-Military Personnel in Custody

2019 - 2020
Increasingly in Scottish criminal justice, ‘desistance’ is regarded as central to supporting a reduction and cessation in offending. This approach, which places the offender at the centre of their pro...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,358

Police Stops COST project

2018 - 2022
Stop and search (S&S) is a worldwide practice carried out by the police which enables police officers to stop a person, prevent him or her from pursuing his or her passage (Bowling & Philips, 2007; Bo...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £5,000

The local provision of restorative justice in Scotland: an exploratory empirical study

2018 - 2019
This research project consists of an exploratory qualitative study on the provision of restorative justice (RJ) services in Scotland at the level of local authorities. RJ is a process of facilitated d...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £6,684

Law enforcement and public health: Assessing risk and vulnerability

2017 - 2018
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.
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £7,986

Public confidence & police visibility: a systematic review

2017 - 2018
This project will entail a systematic literature review of police methods in visible policing to establish the current evidence base in relation to how these affect public confidence. This review will...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £7,223

Rural policing in Scotland: Measuring and improving public confidence

2017 - 2019
Rural policing in Scotland: Measuring and improving public confidence:- This research will be undertaken in 2 contrasting Police Scotland local policing areas, Dumfries and Galloway and the Highlands....
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £8,000

UNITY

2015 - 2018
Unity is a EU Horizon 2020 funded project under the Secure Societies theme of the Fight against Crime and Terrorism on Community Policing in Europe. The vision of Unity is to strengthen the connection...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £120,674

Evaluation of Stop and Search Pilot

2014 - 2015
Evaluation of Stop and Search Pilot - Fife Division Police Scotland
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £3,252

Development of Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland

2014 - 2015
The aim of the project was to provide seedcorn funding to expand the Scottish Local Policing Evidence Database (SLoPED) into a larger project, the Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS).
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £4,938

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