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

Copcat London Underground Advert

A cartoon cat is helping the police in London

8 August 2017

Copcat has been warning the public of thieves on bikes stealing mobile phones

Mindfulness meditation

Understanding mindfulness in modern life

20 July 2017

New project will investigate the mindfulness ‘movement’ as a social phenomenon

Jonathan Shepherd

Cardiff celebrates 20 years of violence reduction

23 June 2017

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

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.