Crime and Victimisation

Exploring the changing nature of crime in Scotland in the context of demographic, political, social and economic changes to inform the development of effective criminal justice interventions. Find out more >

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In this current era of ‘big data’, crime data poses both opportunities and challenges for data scientists and crime analysts.  The wealth of data available at increasingly small spatial scales...

During the course of our research on crime and victimisation, the eight Scottish police forces were merged into one single force in April 2013.  During its early phase, Police Scotland faced...

A core element of AQMeN’s research on crime has involved examining changes in patterns of youth crime and justice over time.  In addition to our...