Jon Clements reviews ‘Blue: A Memoir’

Jon Clements reviews ‘Blue: A Memoir’

It takes a certain literary skill to write a memoir which is both humble and humbling. Chief Superintendent John Sutherland, shortly to retire from the Metropolitan Police, has it in spades. Highly personal, yet never self-centred; authoritative yet often amusing,...
Crest election manifesto round-up

Crest election manifesto round-up

This week the parties’ manifestos came out. What do they tell us about the state of criminal justice policy in Britain today? Let’s start with the areas where there appears to be broad consensus. All the major parties now prioritise doing more to reduce violence...
Community sentences report launched in the House of Lords

Community sentences report launched in the House of Lords

Last week we launched our latest research report “Community sentences: where did it all go wrong?” at an event in the House of Lords. Hosted by Lord Falconer of Thoroton, former Lord Chancellor and first Secretary of State for Justice, we set out the...
Crest is recruiting a Head of Strategy and Insight

Crest is recruiting a Head of Strategy and Insight

About Crest Advisory Crest Advisory works to build safer and more secure communities by helping organisations think, speak and act with greater clarity on criminal justice. We work with central government, national policing bodies, Police and Crime Commissioners,...