Insight, evidence and understanding for today's crime and security challenges
The Cardiff University Crime and Security Institute is seeking to recruit a Professor with an international reputation for conducting impactful, innovative and inter-disciplinary research on crime and/or security issues.
Over the last 5 years, I have been engaged in an ethnographic research study of police detectives in one of the Brazil’s major cities. My initial research question was ‘what do detectives do in their daily work?’
The Crime and Security Research Insitute, as part of the College of Policing's Commissioned Partnership Programme, has carried out 4 primary research studies looking at how crime is continually advancing in volume and sophistication and how future crime prevention must be designed with this in mind.
Traditional economic models have suggested that, when an individual consumes more alcohol, they find consuming violence more pleasurable.
Several police force areas in England and Wales are developing new ways of responding to domestic abuse perpetrators that incorporate the PPIT (Priority Perpetrator Identification Tool).
SafeSeas studies lessons from maritime security capacity building in the Western Indian Ocean. The objective is to develop key guidelines and best practices for the coordination, programming and implementation of maritime security capacity building and maritime security sector reform.
The UK Ministry of Defence has adapted the Violence Research Group's pioneering 'Have a Word' train the trainer alcohol advice programme for military use.
Two of the global threats identified by the US Intelligence Community’s 2016 Worldwide Threat Assessment were cyber and technology, and terrorism. The aim of this workshop, which included contributions from CSRI Research Associate Daniel Grinnell was to examine the convergence of these threats.
Prof. Alun Preece and Dr. Colin Roberts from Cardiff University talk about their experiences in applying ITA research to the NATO Summit in 2014 and the Open Source Communication Analysis Research (OSCAR) Centre for UK policing that followed on from this work.