Justice and Safety

  • The week in review

    24th February 2017 by

    A look back on developments across the justice and safer communities portfolio Violence reduction in hospitals Justice Secretary Michael Matheson visited Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on Thursday night to meet the new Navigators operating out of the emergency department. Navigators support patients who have been the victims or perpetrators of violence to make the changes they…

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  • Can we use technology to make our justice system better for the people of Scotland?

    2nd February 2016 by

    This is the big question as we look at improving it in the light of advances and opportunities in technology. A vision exists, and a strong will from the many organisations involved, including the police, crown, courts and tribunal service, legal aid board and prison service.

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  • Scottish Government Justice Analytical Services Monthly Brief

    26th November 2015 by

    Scottish Government Justice Analytical Services have recently published the November edition of the Monthly Safer Communities and Justice Brief.

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