Cordis Pulse: February 2020
25 February 2020
This month, we were pleased to see two reports produced for the Mayor’s Office for London’s Violence Reduction Unit concerning violent crime. The first provides an analysis of statutory reviews of homicides and violent incidents. The second provides a strategic needs assessment of violence across London. Both reports highlight the significant issue of violence and its associated issues.
The findings are timely, helpful and correlate with our own findings in work we have done for the Local Government Association (click here) the Early Intervention Foundation (click here), central government departments, a range of local authorities and multi-agency arrangements, and in our work supporting Youth Offending Teams. Conducting a robust strategic needs assessment is the basis for effective public health responses to violence and crime. Important also is implementing evidence-based interventions that address identified need and robustly evaluating the performance of interventions in achieving their desired outcomes and impacts.
Read more by downloading the PDF.