Publications & reports
Data Insight: Risk factors associated with primary care-reported domestic violence for women involved in Family Law care proceedings
This Data Insight explores risk factors for domestic violence and abuse experienced by mothers involved in public law family court care proceedings in Wales.
Data Insight: School funding, pupil performance and crime
This Data Insight summarises findings from working with the Ministry of Justice & Department for Education linked dataset - England. Using data from the National Pupil Database and the Police National Computer, the research...
Data Insight: The outcomes of serious and organised crime cases appearing before the criminal courts in England and Wales
This Data Insight by Dr Tim McSweeney presents further findings from an exploratory study undertaken as part of an inaugural Data First Research Fellowship. This study drew on over 12.6 million linked records from the criminal courts and prison system over an eight-year period (2013-2020). It examines the extent, nature and outcomes of serious and organised crime (SOC)-related appearances and cases heard before the Crown Court in England and Wales.
Data Insight: The nature, extent and outcomes of serious and organised crime cases prosecuted in England and Wales
This Data Insight examines serious organised crime cases appearing before the Crown Court in England and Wales between 2013 and 2020.
Data Insight: Inequalities in sentencing in the Crown Court - evidence from the Ministry of Justice Data First criminal justice datasets
This Data Insight draws on Data First magistrates’ and Crown Court datasets to examine ethnic disproportionality in court outcomes and the extent of ethnic disparities in imprisonment for defendants sentenced in the Crown Court after adjusting for defendant and case characteristics.
Data Insight: The number of convictions before the imposition of a short sentence of immediate custody
This Data Insight examines ethnicity and gender differences in the number of non-custodial and suspended sentences a person receives prior to receiving a short sentence of immediate custody.
Data Insights: Using data to support law enforcement decision making around illegal drug parcels (February 2021)
This data Insight from ADR Scotland used data from the National Crime Agency on drug parcels intercepted en route to Scotland between 2011 and 2016 to identify what factors were most important in determining which parcels were used to conduct a controlled delivery.
Data Insights: Using data to classify the likely ‘motivation’ of online drug purchasers (January 2021)
This Data Insight from ADR Scotland used data provided by the National Crime Agency about illegal consignments intercepted through the postal service by the UK Border Force and destined for Scotland to establish a new approach for the classification of drug purchases.