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.
Ministry of Justice – Department for Education linked dataset: Feasibility of evaluating early interventions for violence prevention
This project assessed the feasibility of using the MoJ-DfE linked dataset for evaluating early interventions for violence prevention. The project had two stages: 1) to assess the reliability of the data included in the linked dataset; and 2) to investigate whether the linked dataset could be used to generate matched control groups for evaluation purposes.
The probation and criminal justice system linking dataset: Key messages from stakeholders (March 2022)
This report highlights key messages from the Data First User Representation Panel on the potential of the 'probation and criminal justice system linking dataset' to inform the future use of the linking dataset.
Data First User Representation Panel: Terms of Reference
Terms of Reference for the Data First User Representation Panel, which works with the Data First team to represent the interests of justice system users, and to help shape this ADR UK-funded, Ministry of Justice programme in a way that delivers the greatest possible benefits and impact.
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.