This section provides further information on the Scottish Government's research into crime and justice (including civil justice and drugs).
Research on this topic is carried out by researchers based in three teams in the Justice Analytical Services Division.
Previous projects include a study of police dispersal powers and an evaluation of the implementation and impact of local antisocial behaviour strategies.
Below is a link to the Analytical Plan for 2012-13:
Justice Analytical Services Division Analytical Programme 2012-13