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

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Are drunk tanks the answer to UK’s problem of intoxicated revellers?

29 November 2017

Do alcohol intoxication management services reduce burden on emergency services?

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.

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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