After 27 years, sorry is still the hardest word

After 27 years, sorry is still the hardest word

As the week has unfolded, journalists, commentators and families of those that have fought for justice since the tragic events of April 1989 have managed to find words to describe the indescribable. On Tuesday 26 April 2016, a fairly inconspicuous glass building in...
Why the rise in recorded violence matters

Why the rise in recorded violence matters

Today’s crime statistics show overall crime continuing to fall – down by a further 7 per cent – as measured by the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW). Despite the continuing omission of online crimes from the survey (which the ONS promise will eventually be...
Breaking and entering public consciousness

Breaking and entering public consciousness

Alarms. Dogs. Lights. Nosey neighbours. PR agencies have for years suggested different ways to scare off burglars in order to drum up business for their clients in security and insurance. Now the Home Office is having a go, hoping to market to a sceptical public one...