Has Scotland's falling crime rate benefited everyone equally?

Crime has fallen nationally, but this project aims to establish whether crime has fallen to the same extent within all local authority areas and the extent to which there is variation between areas. Using small area level police recorded crime data, this project investigates the differences in crime trends across local communities of Scotland to identify the winners and losers in the crime drop. 

Read more about the findings in Volume 3 of Scottish Justice Matters - Policing: Reflections on developments and changes to policing in Scotland

Date: 
Monday, June 1, 2015
Authors: 
Mcvie, S., Norris, P. and Pillinger, R.
Publication Type: 
Journal article
Journal: 
Scottish Justice Matters
Volume: 
3
Publisher: 
SCCCJ
Issue: 
June 2015
ISSN: 
ISSN 2052-7950

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