Drugs, Policing & Criminal Justice

RAND Europe’s expert researchers work across international, European and national boundaries to support law enforcement, develop policies to reduce the use of drugs and growth of illicit markets, lower the likelihood of reoffending, and more.

Our extensive portfolio in drugs, policing and criminal justice provides evidence-based analysis to inform policymaking in these high-profile and often contested areas.

Featured Research

  • Analysing the Reduction in First Time Entrants to the UK Youth Justice System

    The number of youths from England and Wales first entering the criminal justice system changed significantly between 2003 and 2015. Although it is difficult to substantiate due to lack of data, the introduction of and subsequent changes in government policies and policing practices in England and Wales during that time frame were likely to be the main causes of changes.

Selected Research