Call for research participants: 

I am Amanda Steele, and I am a graduate student in the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford. I am collaborating with Dr. Craig Smith of Vanderbilt University (USA) on a study examining how people are thinking, feeling, and dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. I am inviting you to take our completely […]

The Community Trigger. Empowerment or Bureaucratic Exercise?

ASB Help has launched a report after considerable research into the Community Trigger. The report asks whether this power has created the intended empowerment for victims or whether in practice it is nothing more than a bureaucratic exercise. Please see below for the Executive Summary. The full report can be read here: /wp-content/uploads/2013/08/The-Community-Trigger-Empowerment-or-Bureaucratic-Exercise-Sept16.pdf Executive Summary […]

NEWS RELEASE: Community Trigger fails to empower

Anti-social behaviour tool for victims in some areas a pointless bureaucratic exercise Just ahead of the two year anniversary of the introduction of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, a new report finds how one legal power in particular is not fit for purpose. The new Act aimed to put victims first and in […]