Insight, evidence and understanding for today's crime and security challenges.

The Crime and Security Research Institute was established in 2015 to develop new insights, evidence and knowledge about local, national and international crime and security problems.

Latest news

CRSI magazine cover

New Crime and Security reporting magazine published

9 November 2017

The inaugural report of the Crime and Security Research Institute’s (CSRI) activities is now available for free download. The report provides an opportunity to read about some of the Institute’s innovative, multi-disciplinary research projects, along with all of our most recent news, events and research activities.

Declaration on Evidence

Surgeon’s ‘Magna Carta’ puts hard evidence at heart of decision-making

7 November 2017

UK professionals sign up to Cardiff academic’s ‘What Works’ charter.

Cycle safety

Youngsters seek residents’ ideas to create safer communities

20 October 2017

University’s Safety Week collaboration with community goes from strength to strength.

People

Meet the people who are involved with the Crime and Security Research Institute.

Partnerships

Working closely with established public, industry, and research collaborators enables us to ensure the work we carry out remains current and is of strategic importance to policy and practice.

Research

We bring together world leading inter-disciplinary expertise to develop new insights, evidence and knowledge to manage the key crime and security challenges of our age.

Downloads

OSCAR final report

OSCAR final report

6 September 2017

Open Source Communications Analytics Research [OSCAR] Development Centre.

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