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

Jonathan Shepherd

Cardiff celebrates 20 years of violence reduction

23 June 2017

Cardiff University team honoured for ‘Cardiff Model’ of violence prevention

'Fake News' written in code

The spread of fake news following terrorist attacks

20 June 2017

Social media reactions analysed to examine the spread of fake news and its impact on behaviour

Two policemen in uniform

UPSI welcomes two CUROP students

19 June 2017

Social Science students will join the Universities' Police Science Institute this summer

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.

People

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

Impact

Our work creates an evidence-base used by policy makers both nationally and internationally in the crime and security space.