Crime and Security Research Institute

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.

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Jonathan Shepherd

US adopts UK anti-violence system

16 November 2018

Federal backing for ‘Cardiff Model’

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From Minutes to Months

24 October 2018

Leading counter-terrorism experts offer new communications guidance for authorities to better manage the impacts of terror attacks

Robots

Could AI robots develop prejudice on their own?

7 September 2018

Computer science and psychology experts suggest discrimination is also a non-human phenomenon that could make autonomous machines susceptible

We have established partnerships with a range of industrial, public and research collaborators such as IBM, the College of Policing, HMIC, the Metropolitan Police Service and South Wales Police.

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.

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

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OSCAR final report

OSCAR final report

6 September 2017

Open Source Communications Analytics Research [OSCAR] Development Centre.

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