Key Evidence Sources
Auditor General (2015) Efficiency of prosecuting criminal cases through the sheriff courts Scotland.
Bellis MA, Hughes K, Leckenby N, Perkins C, Lowey H (2014). National household survey of adverse childhood experiences and their relationship with resilience to health-harming behaviours in England. BMC Medicine 2014, 12:72
Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (2017). The Whole System Approach: responding to complexity and lessons learned.
Christie Commission on the future Delivery of Public Services
Couper S and Fraser A (2014) Is the Scottish Prison Service looking after its older and frail prisoners? Scottish Justice Matters.
Dodds, S. (2014). Ten years of the GCPH: the evidence and implications.
Fazel S, Seewald K (2012). Severe mental illness in 33 588 prisoners worldwide: systematic review and meta-regression analysis. The British Journal of Psychiatry May 2012, 200 (5) 364-373
Fletcher EH, Cornish H (2015) . Healthcare in Police Custody Substance Misuse Literature Review
Graham L, Fischbacher CM, Stockton D, Fraser A, Fleming M, Greig K (2015) Understanding extreme mortality among prisoners: a national cohort study in Scotland using data linkage. European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 25, No. 5, 879-885
Graham L. (2007) Prison Health in Scotland: A healthcare needs assessment.
Guardian Research (2016)
McKinnon B (2014). Police in Scotland and Mental health: Time for Change? Scottish Justice Matters
McVie S, Norris P and Pillinger R (2015) Has Scotland's falling crime rate benefited everyone equally? Scottish Justice Matters 3(2): 33-34.
Murray J, Farrington DP, Sekol I , Olsen RF (2009) Effects of parental imprisonment on child antisocial behaviour and mental health: a systematic review
Information Statistics Division (2017) Unintentional Injuries - hospital admissions data
Ministry of Justice (2015) The impact of short custodial sentences, Community Orders and Suspended Sentence Orders on reoffending
National Records for Scotland. Drug-related deaths in Scotland 2015
Public Health Wales NHS Trust (2015) Adverse Childhood Experiences and their impact on health-harming behaviours in the Welsh adult population. Adverse Childhood Experiences ( ACE) Study.
Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (2016). Backgrounds and outcomes for children aged 8 to 11 years old who have been referred to the Children's Reporter for offending.
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15: Drug Use
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15: Partner Abuse Report
Scotland's Economic Strategy
Scottish Household Survey
Scottish Government (2013) Creating Places: A policy statement on architecture and place for Scotland
Scottish Government (2015) What works to reduce reoffending: a summary of the evidence
Scottish Government (2015) Evaluation of Sixteen Women's Community Justice Services in Scotland
Scottish Government (2016) Recorded Crime in Scotland
Scottish Government (2016) Homicide in Scotland
Scottish Government (2016) Caledonian System Evaluation: Analysis of a programme for tackling domestic abuse in Scotland
Scottish Government (2016) Evaluation of the | Reducing Reoffending Change Fund
Scottish Government (2016) Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform in Scotland
Scottish Government (2016) Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland: 2014/15
Scottish Government (2016) Costs of the Criminal Justice System in Scotland
Scottish Government (2017) Criminal Proceedings in Scotland
Scottish Government (2017) Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016
Scottish Government (2017) Reconviction of Offenders
Scottish Government. Equally Well Strategy
Scottish Government. Criminal Justice Board Management Information System
Scottish Institute for Policing Research (2017). Policing 2026 Evidence Reviews
Scottish Prison Service Prisoner Survey 2015
Scottish Prison Service. Prisoners Survey 2015 - Young People in Custody
Scottish Prison Service (2014) Unlocking Potential, Transforming Lives
SCOTPHO Drug Misuse and treatment in Scottish prisons.
Weaver B and Nolan D (2015) Families of Prisoners: A Review of the Evidence
Email: Justice Analysts, Justice_Analysts@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit
The Scottish Government
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