This week the RSA published an interesting scoping paper on the future prison. Browse their website to see other examples discussing the role and future reform of prisons. Howard League for Penal Reform is the oldest prison reform charity in the UK. Its website has news stories, policy and research publications covering all aspects of […]
Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill has just published a report with 86 recommendations on improving the clarity of the bill. The website has access to written and oral evidence presented. View the full text of the Bill and associated documents on the Home Office website Also released this week the Intelligence and […]
The national domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid has launched a free coercive control toolkit supported by Avon, to coincide with the Home Office’s implementation of the coercive control law. Download this tool kit which explains to parents and children the signs of coercive control and how to report it. Find more about the law.
The Counted launched by the Guardian newspaper to provide the public with statistical data about people killed by the police in the USA. It is possible to search by name, age, gender, ethnicity and state.
A new data visualization tool created by Mexican digital news site Animal Politico and data journalism platform Poderopedia, which aims to provide a visual mapping of drug cartels and organised drug crime in Mexico. At the moment 4 years of data seems to be available. All information is offered in Spanish.
November 2nd was the international day to end impunity about crimes against journalists. Released to mark the occasion was a special report from UNESCO World trends in freedom of expression and media development: special digital focus 2015 It covers countering online hate and protecting journalists in the digital age, and the role of internet intermediaries in fostering […]
British Police and Race The Centre for Crime and Justice has just provided free access to a collection of articles under the heading #BlackLivesMatter which discuss aspects of policing and race in the UK and elsewhere. They consider such concepts as institutional racism and the police and racial profiling. The site also made available videos […]
The latest annual report from the US government traces trends and ranks nations worldwide. All reports from 2001 can be downloaded from the website. The United Nations UNODC also produces reports on global trafficking Its website also contains a legal database of human trafficking case law The ILO maintains a site with information and facts […]
According to the latest Report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Women in the Penal System large numbers of women are being sent to prison for short term sentences which are wasteful to the system
Just released from the CPS, the report shows a substantial increase in the number of crimes reported and the number of successful prosecutions in the UK. See strategies, policy reports and earlier annual reports on the CPS website. For world wide estimates of the prevalence of violence, see the WHO site which has a 2013 estimate […]