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College of Policing - Research
A fundamental element of the College's role as a professional body is to be a catalyst for the development and use of knowledge. College works with police forces, policing and crime commissioners, national policing leads and academic partners.
DrugWise (formally DrugScope) is the UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs and the national membership organisation for the drug field. They aim to inform policy development and reduce drug-related harms - to individuals, families and communities.
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons for England and Wales
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons for England and Wales (HMI Prisons) is an independent inspectorate which reports on conditions for and treatment of those in prison, young offender institutions and immigration detention facilities.
The Howard League for Penal Reform
The Howard League for Penal Reform is the oldest penal reform charity in the UK. It was established in 1866 and is named after John Howard, one of the first prison reformers.
The Howard League for Penal Reform is entirely independent of government and is funded by voluntary donations.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) oversees the police complaints system in England and Wales and sets the standards by which the police should handle complaints.
It is independent, making its decisions entirely independently of the police and government. It is not part of the police.
London Community Rehabilitation Company
Our role is to manage the majority of offenders under probation supervision.
We work alongside the National Probation Service, which manages offenders who have been assessed as presenting high risk of harm to others.
We were formerly known as the London Probation Trust.
The Mayor's Office for Policing And Crime (MOPAC)
MOPAC is headed by the Mayor of London, and is responsible for policing in the capital.
NACRO - National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders
Work with a broad range of young people and adults across our education, resettlement and rehabilitation, health and wellbeing, and housing services.
National Probation Service
The National Probation Service is a statutory criminal justice service that supervises high-risk offenders released into the community.
NPS works with the National Offender Management Service.
NCA - National Crime Agency
We build a single comprehensive picture of serious and organised crime affecting the UK.
The NCA responds on a 24/7 basis, targeting the criminals and groups posing the biggest risks to the UK.
The Prison Reform Trust
The Prison Reform Trust (PRT) is an independent UK charity working to create a just, humane and effective penal system.
We do this by inquiring into the workings of the system; informing prisoners, staff and the wider public; and by influencing Parliament, government and officials towards reform.
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey 1674-1913
A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.
An Integrated, Prosperous and Peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena.
American Society of Criminology
The American Society of Criminology is an international organisation whose members pursue scholarly, scientific and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.
British International Studies Association
The British International Studies Association (BISA) is a learned society which develops and promotes the study of International Studies, Global Politics and related subjects through teaching, research and the facilitation of contact between scholars.
United Nations Human Development Index (HDI)
- Human Development Index (HDI)
- Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI)
- Gender Inequality Index (GII)
UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention, UNODC operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices.
The Violence Prevention Information System
World Health Organization collates published scientific information on the main types of interpersonal violence. This includes information on prevalence, consequences, risk factors, and prevention and response strategies
University and other research organisations
European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC)
EHRAC is a team of expert lawyers and NGO-management professionals, specialising in international human rights law, focusing primarily on the European Convention on Human Rights. We operate as an independent human rights centre, based within the Law School. We use international legal mechanisms to challenge serious human rights abuses in Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Ukraine, in partnership with committed local lawyers and NGOs. We aim to secure justice for victims of human rights violations and their families, and bring about lasting systemic change in the region.
Kings College Centre for Crime and Justice Studies
Useful website for the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies at Kings College, London, UK. The resources area includes research reports, policy briefing papers, pamphlets, journal articles, lecture presentations and speeches. Most publications are available to download for free.
LSE Digital Archives -The Women's Library
Take a journey through the personal, political and economic struggles that have symbolised women's battle for equality over the past 500 years, through a representative selection of the broad range of materials in LSE Library and The Women's Library @ LSE.
LSE Digital Library - The Fabian Society
Digitised items from the Fabian Society and Young Fabians archives. 1884 - 2000.