Researchers pointed out flaws in the statistical evidence underpinning the DNA retention policy, leading to a revision of the scientific work.
All impact case studies (crime)
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Research on crowd policing, showing the benefits of a less confrontational approach, has led to a change in policing strategies in the UK and abroad.
A collaborative CASE studentship between the University of Plymouth and Plymouth Drug and Alcohol Action Team has influenced new drug-related policy and practice.
Findings from Professor Thomas Scharf's research into older people and social exclusion has informed a charity campaign and encouraged co-operation between charity and community groups in Manchester and Liverpool.
Research on biased jury decisions in rape trials informed Home Office legislation review and judicial assessments in New Zealand.