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

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.

Crowd of people overlayed with radiowave grid

Communications policing is the new community policing

4 September 2017

Collaborative research finds UK policing approaches to social media analytics are fragmented and struggling to keep up with technological advances

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

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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