The Importance of Having a Gendered Approach to Housing First
1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime, and often women experience this alongside homelessness. Louisa Steele, Housing First and Homelessness Project Manager at Standing Together Against Domestic Abuse, shares how the Westminster Violence Against Women and Girls Housing First project are working to deliver tailored support and housing for women.
Criminal Behaviour Orders: Insights from ASB Help
Criminal Behaviour orders were introduced as part of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, replacing Anti-Social Behaviour Orders. We heard from Angela Denison, Victim and Partnership Project Manager at ASB help about her own experience of using Criminal Behaviour Orders.
The Community Trigger: Obstacles to Effective Access and Implementation
Out of 195 councils approached by BBC Panorama, 1 in 5 of them had never held a community trigger. ASB Help provides advice and support to victims of anti-social behaviour in England and Wales. In this article they discuss obstacles to effective access and implementation of the community trigger.
Community Engagement in Local Policing
Community policing is as important today as it has ever been. This article provides insights into the current challenges local forces are facing and the strategies that are in place to tackle them.
National Plans and Guidance for Offender Management
Covid-19 posed a dangerous threat to prisons, with the environment being a perfect breeding ground for the virus. This article examines the governments' immediate response, and the potential long-lasting impacts to offender management.
A Multi-Agency Hub Approach to Community Regeneration
Copeland, a coastal town in Cumbria has reaped the rewards of a multi-agency approach to community regeneration. This article discusses the multi-agency work in Copeland to tackle anti-social behaviour and to make the town a better place to visit.
Understanding our Emotional Response to Fraud
Fraud can evoke a whole host of emotions, taking a psychological approach to public perceptions of economic crime can go a long way when tackling fraudsters. Paul Maskall of UK Finance spoke at The Counter Fraud Conference 2021 about emotional intuition and our perception of risk and fraud.
Action Fraud: Raising Awareness and Supporting Victims
Falling victim of fraud can be extremely distressing, causing emotional and financial damage. This case study examines the work of Action Fraud in supporting victims of fraud and educating potential victims to prevent fraud from taking place.
Ofsted: A Review on Sexual Harassment in Schools
After the viral ‘Everyone’s Invited’ campaign that raised awareness of sexual harassment in schools, Ofsted launched an investigation into the prevalence of abuse in schools. This article outlines the findings of this review, providing recommendations to tackle abuse.
Managing Parole and Protecting the Public from Serious Offenders
When examining issues surrounding offender management, resettlement, and rehabilitation it is useful to examine the work of the Parole Board for England and Wales. This case study will outline the structure of the Parole Board of England and Wales, while discussing to the benefits of Parole and the ways in which it promotes the safety of the public.