Welcome to the
Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice

The Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice is focussed on the reform of public services to meet the needs of victims, witnesses and communities, through robust, evidence-based policy and practice development.
Find out more…

  • Siren

    About Us

    The IPSCJ delivers world-leading research and insight to support radical innovation within public safety services and the criminal justice system.

  • analysis2

    Our Services

    The IPSCJ specialises in translating evidence gained through cutting-edge research in to new, effective practices that deliver substantial improvements to services.

  • Research1

    Our Work

    Trusted by a respected set of partners to deliver commissions that are helping to revolutionise policing, the IPSCJ is currently works across four programmes.

News & Events

  • IPSCJ National Citizens in Policing Workshop

    The IPSCJ hosted the first National Citizens in Policing summit in Manchester on 21st July. As part of the event, Director of the Institute, Laura Knight, and Dr Iain Britton, presented on the latest volunteers…

  • IPSCJ’s Dr Iain Britton published by The Howard League for Penal Reform

    Dr Iain Britton, head of the IPSCJ’s Centre for Citizens in Policing, has today had his feature: Citizens in Policing – A new paradigm of direct citizen involvement published in The Howard League for Penal Reform‘s Early…

  • National Citizens in Policing Summit 2016

    The IPSCJ hosted the UKs first national Citizens in Policing Summit on 21st July 2016. The event, which was attended by national leads, Police and Crime Commissioners, Chief Constables and personnel from key partners from…