The confidence question
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Crest Advisory Chief Executive Harvey Redgrave examines the factors into falling public confidence in the police.
- Jul 31, 2020
Spending Review: why the stakes have never been higher for policing and justice
The results of the Spending Review for 2020-23 are to be announced in the autumn. For policing and justice, the outcome will be critical.
- Jul 17, 2020
What do the latest crime stats tell us about the changing nature of crime?
In a sense, the latest statistics are like looking in the rear view mirror. They do not illustrate the dramatic impact of the lockdown.
- Feb 26, 2020
Understanding what is driving serious violence: drugs
This is the second in a series of reports investigating the drivers of serious violence in England and Wales in recent years.
- Feb 5, 2020
Hitting the target on police performance
Ministers have made bold promises on new investment into policing. Inevitably there will be ‘strings attached.
- Jan 23, 2020
Recent stats show why the government is right to be worried about crime
If Dominic Cummings is to be believed, the present government is not going to run on the normal rules of conventional politics.
- Nov 19, 2019
General election 2019: What should be on the crime and justice agenda?
With concern about crime continuing to rise among the electorate, Crest looks at five key crime and justice challenges.
- Nov 5, 2019
Examining the Youth Justice Service: What drove the falls in first time entrants and custody?
Our report findings show the government has failed to capitalise on a 73% fall in the number of children being given custodial sentences.
- Oct 23, 2019
Latest crime figures lay bare the opportunity cost of Brexit
For in virtually any year aside from the last three years, last week's figures would be the subject of national soul-searching.
- Sep 15, 2019
Famine to feast: what does the promise of additional numbers mean for the future of policing?
Boris Johnson has promised to fund 20,000 extra police officers in England and Wales over the next three years.
- May 14, 2019
5 ways to make Violence Reduction Units a success
Crest’s Harvey Redgrave and Gate One’s James Swaffield identify 5 key ways to make VRUs a success.
- Apr 26, 2019
5 things recent crime stats tell us about violence
What do the latest crime statistics tell us about what is happening to violence?
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